Samoans Abroad

ROLE MODEL: Detective Inspector George Fa’alogo recommends a policing career to young Pacific Islanders, for “the camaraderie, the tenacity, being part of the team”.

Samoans and young Pacific Islanders in New Zealand with a penchant for crime-fighting TV shows are being urged to consider becoming real-life detectives as police continue a push to increase diversity in their ranks.

Samoan American football legend Junior Seau is among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Photo: The ThreadSamoan American football legend Junior Seau is among 15 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Sonny Bill Williams - Manu Samoa“If we can educate Samoan school children about nutrition and healthy lifestyles - and throw in some football skills as well - it will be a great outcome” – Sonny Bill Williams

Dwayne and Ata Johnson.Seiuli Dwayne Johnson’s mother, Ata, has been released from the hospital following a massive head-on collision with a drunk driver, People.com reports.

Ata Johnson was all smiles leaving a Florida hospital in a wheelchair pushed by her famous son.

Samoans around the world are taking the plunge to take part in a new social media phenomenon where participants dunk themselves with icey water to raise money for charity.