Hello - Talofa
How are you doing? - Ua Fa'apefea mai eo? (ooah FaAh PAYfair My oy?)
What is your name? - O ai lou igoa? (OH eye LOW INgWah?)
Thank you - Fa'a fetai (FaAH fi TYE)
You are Welcome - Fa'a fetai (FaAH fi TYE)
Please - Fa'amolemole (FaAH Molay Molay)
Excuse me - Tulou lava (Tulow lava)
Goodbye - Tofa (Tofah)
Have a nice day - Ia manuia lava le aso (eeah MANweeah lava LAY aso)
Samoa is divided into American Samoa and Western Samoa. Western Samoa is an independent nation. American Samoa is a territory of the U.S. People from American Samoa are U.S. Nationals. They have every right of a U.S. citizen except the right to vote. Samoans are known for their hospitality and their respect for their elders.
Location: A chain of 8 islands in the South Pacific Ocean.
Capital: American Samoa - Pago Pago; Western Samoa - Apia
Offical Language: Samoan
Geography: Nearly all the Samoan Islands are volcanic formations and coral reefs surround most of them--rich forests and flatlands.
Population: 203,774 (Estimated 2020)
Foods: I'a (fish), taro (vegtable like a potato), breadfruit - ulu (grows on a tree), bananas. They bake food in an umu.
(Primary Sources) World Book Encylopedia/CIA World Factbook.