• Traditional dances are an important Samoan tradition.

    National Park of American Samoa

    American Samoa

Cooperating Association

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Park store at the National Park of American Samoa Visitor Center and Headquarters.
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Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association is a non-profit cooperating association working in partnership with six national parks in Hawai'i and American Samoa. Proceeds from our park stores support interpretation, educational programs, research projects, publications, and cultural activities.

Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association
Telephone: 808-985-6051
Email: e-mail us


Did You Know?

Underwater close up of a green sea turtle swimming

In Samoan folklore, sea turtles were believed to have the power to save fishermen lost at sea by bringing them safely to shore. The Samoan word for sea turtle, “I'a sa,” translates literally to “sacred fish,” presumably because of this ability. Sadly, sea turtles here are now endangered.