Independence Day -
Thursday July 4, 2019
Secular holiday : Commemorates the formal adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The Fourth is traditionally celebrated publicly with parades and pageants, patriotic speeches, and organized firing of guns and cannons and displays of fireworks.
Manu’a Day -
Tuesday July 16, 2019
Secular holiday : Manu'a is located 90 miles (140 km) to the East of Tutuila. The island was ceded to the United States in 1904 by the last king of Manu'a, Tuimanu'a Elisara.
The cession marked a new era in the 3,000 year long history of the Samoan people, Manu'a being considered the heart of Samoa's cultural heritage.