28 Sep 2018

American Samoa signs up Hannemann as lobbyist

2:02 pm on 28 September 2018

A former mayor of Honolulu has been hired by the American Samoan Government to lobby for it in Washington.

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The government said Muliufi Hannemann will work on issues such as opposing minimum wage increases, airline cabotage rules and for developments at the Pago Pago Airport.

Mr Hannemann, a former athlete, made an unsuccessful bid for governor of Hawaii in 2014.