We know the palolo is a delicacy but is it really worth $600, $800 or $1,000 per container? That was perhaps the most frequently asked question among hunters and lovers of the rare sea worm at the sight of containers of palolo being sold for such amounts all over the country during the weekend.
Only four of the twelve ships, including two coal ships, scheduled to pass through the port were able to break the blockade lead by a group of Pacific Climate Warriors representing 12 Pacific Island nations
A set of seven wooden combs have been presented to the Museum of Samoa. Galumalemana Steven Percival presented the combs to the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture, Falana’ipupu Matafeo Tanielu and Sala Delphina Lee of the Culture Division.
“My goal was to complete my studies and support my children, husband and extended family. And I worked hard for it. I did not want to be dependent on my husband, although he is financially secure. My degree is my security and, with that, I will be able to give back to my mum, husband and extended family what they have sacrificed for me over the years.”