iPacific.com | Samoa | Forum

Author Topic: Hawaii organizes to help Samoa  (Read 4882 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Tavita Tusitala

  • Administrator
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 290
Hawaii organizes to help Samoa
« on: November 05, 2009, 04:14:55 PM »
Hawaii organizes to help Samoa

Hawaii residents are offering relief aid to Samoa, which suffered worse damage and loss of life in the recent tsunami than American Samoa.
Click Here For More Info!

"Many people in the Samoan community here in Hawaii have family, friends and loved ones in both Samoa and in American Samoa," Mayor Mufi Hannemann said last month. "Both islands suffered substantial damage during the tsunami, with independent Samoa bearing the brunt of the flooding and the loss."

The mayor's brother, Gus Hannemann, heads a committee to organize a fundraising and relief efforts.

The committee is working with Samoan churches and Matson Navigation to send clothing, bedding and other relief supplies to Samoa.

Samoa's prime minister has promised to get donations and supplies to those who need them the most.

Samoa, formerly Western Samoa, is an independent nation and does not get the same assistance as American Samoa, a U.S. territory.

The committee is encouraging monetary donations. People who want to donate should make checks payable to "SAMOA Tsunami Relief Fund" and make donations at any First Hawaiian Bank branch. Donations can also be sent to the Samoa Relief Hawaii Committee, P.O. Box 25188, Honolulu 96825.

A list of donors will be sent to the prime minister and Mayor Hannemann for acknowledgment.


http://www.starbulletin.com/news/20091103_Hawaii_organizes_to_help_Samoa.html

Nuriel22

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 6
Re: Hawaii organizes to help Samoa
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2010, 01:23:24 PM »
Exciting
Thanks for the info! =))


 


Our travel partners
Tours New Zealands's South and North Islands.
Tours in Rotorua See romantic Rotorua

Find a hotel in Australia or New Zealand
Venere
Air, Hotel, car
Save on Tickets, hotels and cars
Find s South Pacific Cruise
Over 100 fabulous South Pacific cruises from IAN.
Australia, New Zealand Accommodations and more destinations.
Hotels from Booking.com

hibiscus iPacific | Samoa | Forum