Prime Minister's memoir 'Palemia' officially launched

By Misiona Simo and Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu ,

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Co-Author Peter Swain and Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi.

Co-Author Peter Swain and Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi’s memoir was launched today and the event was well attended, at Taumeasina, The was book published by Victoria University Press, Pālemia.

It tells the story of how a boy from an isolated village became Prime Minister of Samoa.  

It follows Tuila’epa’s journey from the village of Lepā to Samoa’s capital Apia and to Auckland, Wellington, Brussels, Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, London, New York and many other international destinations, always returning to Lepā and the Fa’asamoa that shaped him. 

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