Many of you are aware that pa'go means "today" or "now." Why would anyone call a village "Today Street?"
But there's a difference between pa'go, with that glottal stop choking you in the middle of the word, and pago, with no glottal stop.
Pago is a kind of hibiscus plant that often grows on the seashore. One of Guam's bays is called Pago Bay.
Here's the bay :
So the village we now call Chalan Pago was so-named because, starting in Hagåtña, the "road to Pago" ran through the area.