KEY WITNESS: Fa'atoia Tupu said Leslie Kohlhase (inset) refused to hand over the keys when they asked her.Just before they embarked on the fatal trip during the early hours of that morning, Mr. Tupu told the Court that Kohlhase “looked drunk.” He said she was extremely “chatty,” “loud” which indicated to him that she “she was drunk.”

FINALLY: The market being built at Fugalei can now be revealed after the fence was removed during the weekend.

“Yes the original date was said to be September but the Chinese guys here have ensured that we speed up everything so that we’ll be able to finish the work the month before”

Samasoni Nimarota in the 10km siwm at Aggies Resort on Monday. Photo: Scottie T Photography

On Friday last week, Samasoni Nimarota (pictured) was told by his coach he was swimming the 10km race on Monday at Aggie’s Resort.

BIGGER PARK AND SAVAI'I OPENING: The opening of Business Systems Ltd's Savai'i office (below) happend on the same day as the opening of its extended car park in Apia (above). “For over 37 years since 1977, it is the support and loyalty of the customers that have helped us throughout the journey B.S.L has taken” – Meilan Meredith

WHERE IT HAPPENED: Where the 42-year-old man was killed. (inset) Police Commissioner, Fauono Talalelei Tapu. “It’s very dangerous and it doesn’t matter who is at fault, the driver will always get charged so I just want to use this opportunity to warn all the drivers to be really careful”

SMALL GRANT RECIPIENTS: Laumua o Punaoa Technical and Creative Centre receive tools for their welding and fabrication program from Deputy High Commissioner, Rosemary McKay

PR - The Laumua o Punaoa Technical and Creative Centre and the Don Bosco Technical Centre hosted an official delegation in two separate ceremonies to receive the official handover of assistance provided under the Small Grant Scheme.

WANTED AND NOW FOUND: Vaiaoga Leatuvao.

A fugitive found in America and sent back to Samoa, accused of raping four students with special needs faces 16 charges in relation to the alleged incidents.

ANOTHER WITNESS: Fidel Urima.

A witness in the on-going trial of a 19-year-old girl accused over an incident that killed two young men last year told the Court yesterday the vehicle was swerving from side to side before it crashed and rolled over four times.

A human skeleton found at Gataivai, Savai’i, earlier this month will be examined by a pathologist to determine whom it belongs to.

SHOVELS IN: Acting Prime Minister, Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo and the Minister of Health, Tuitama Dr. Leao Tuitama were among Cabinet Ministers who gathered in Savai’i last week for a very special occasion. It was the ground breaking ceremony for the Sataua Hospital. Fonotoe delivered the keynote address. The construction will start soon. Photo: Supplied.

SHOVELS IN: Acting Prime Minister, Fonotoe Pierre Lauofo and the Minister of Health, Tuitama Dr. Leao Tuitama were among Cabinet Ministers who gathered in Savai’i last week for a very special occasion. It was the ground breaking ceremony for the Sataua Hospital. Fonotoe delivered the keynote address. The construction will start soon. Photo: Supplied.

DIVA: Isabella Moore.

Stuff - Matching her boyfriend and becoming the third straight Samoan winner was icing on the cake for Isabella Moore at the Lexus Song Quest.

Swimmers invade Samoa

On Wednesday afternoon, the Series will be officially opened by the Patron of the Samoa Swimming Federation and the Minister for Tourism, Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi

FRUITFUL: Tilafono David Hunter, Fauono Sina Mualia, Dr. Diane Ragone, Seumanutafa Malcolm Hazelman and Asuao Kirifi Pouono.

The benefits of Samoan breadfruit were discussed at a presnetation given by Dr. Diane Ragone at the National University (N.U.S.) last week.

Members of the Suleman family meeting with DHS Director Utuali'i Iuniasolua Savusa at the DHS office for a briefing on the status of the search and rescue efforts. A memorial service has been scheduled for today. Photo / Samoa News.

A memorial service at sea will be held for a 17-year-old pilot from Indiana and his father, whose plane crashed during an around-the-world flight attempt in American Samoa last Wednesday.

TALKING CLIMATE CHANGE: Tole’afoa Douglas Creevey (inset) speaks during the launch of the fair which is set to look at the effects  of climate change as is happening in the photo .

A memorial service at sea will be held for a 17-year-old pilot from Indiana and his father, whose plane crashed during an around-the-world flight attempt in American Samoa last Wednesday.

Beautiful Savai’i: More from Grom Games

Samoa hosted the Grom Games two weeks ago. The unique event brought the best U14 surfers to compete over 10 days on the big island.

GOOD ONE: The population of skipjack and yellowfin remain in a reasonably healthy state.

“The WCPFC should now take firm action to reduce catches of bigeye and allow the stock to rebuild. While bigeye tuna is only 6per cent of the total regional tuna catch, it represents about 12per cent of the value of the catch…”

SHOWCASE: Salamumu Tai youth group with Miss Samoa, Susana Fanueli at the Fia Fia night.

Sa’moana in Salamumu had the honour of showcasing the spirit of Samoa for Fun Travel TV from Australia.

One of the first people to arrive at the scene where a pick-up truck crashed at Vailoa, in an incident that killed two young men last year, has spoken about the horror he saw.

Bloomberg - Herbalife shares fell the most in three months after billionaire Bill Ackman vowed to show Enron-like fraud at the seller of supplements and weight-loss shakes.

STILL A MYSTERIOUS DEATH: Hans Dalton.

A file containing information about one of three Police Officers implicated over the death of Hans Dalton at Tafa’igata Prison two years ago has been referred to the Commission of Inquiry.

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