Updated September 27, 2021
Sapioamoa stands as an advocate for a "healthier generation" in American Samoa, and believes in "advancing good nutrition for all children". In 2012 Sapioamoa wanted to expand her passion for health and food into the community, and opened a health store to promote healthy eating locally. By 2014 Sapioamoa opened her dream shop, "Tropical Blends," which has given the people of American Samoa a "healthier food option on the go".
Sapioamoa attended the University of Nevada Las Vegas where she received a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Sciences and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Sapioamoa is an annual representative for American Samoa at the School Nutrition Association Meeting and proctored the first NOCTI Exam for American Samoa Tech School. Sapioamoa enjoys promoting healthy and wellness throughout the island, and is a proud mother to a four year old daughter who serves as an inspiration behind all her hard work.
Interior’s Office of Insular Affairs Applauds 33rd APIPA Conference for Strengthening Public Accountability in Island Areas
Sep 22, 2022Ciara
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Photos from recent activities hosted by the Pacific and Virgin Islands Training Initiatives (PITI-VITI) in support of conferences, training and leadership development, are available below.