Samoan Heritage Initiative Program
Honorable Governor Lemanu Peleti P.S. Mauga
Honorable Lt. Governor Talauega E.V. Ale
Tuiafono Director Vaiuli Sua Jr.
Tuifagaloa Dr. Afu Lefaoseu III
THE OFFICIAL PORTAL OF THE
O LAU GAGANA, O LAU FA'ASINOMAGA
Your Language, is Your Identity.
Language is a fundamental aspect of cultural identity. It is through our language that we transmit and express our culture and it's values.
It is easy to give up on your language. The actual task is to revive and preserve it. Culture is a house. Language is the key to the front door: to all the rooms inside. Without language, we end up wayward, without a proper home or a legitimate identity.
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Our goal is to preserve and maintain the Samoan language to non-speakers and speakers alike. The focus is our youth and young adults as many that are born and raised away from Samoa have very little understanding of the language.
E fa'apea ona fa'aolaola o le GAGANA a Samoa mo fanau a Ekalesia, tupulaga lalovaoa ma le mamalu lautele o le Atunu'u o lo'o alala i Hawai'i.
Fa'ataunu'uina o se 'Aso Fa'amanatu (Heritage Week) mo Aukuso i tausaga ta'itasi e fa'atasia uma ai fanau a Ekalesia, tupulaga lalovaoa ma le mamalu lautele o le Atunu'u o Samoa i Hawai'i.