Aiga Pinati of Salelesi is a contented man. Having moved to Vaiusu for personal reasons, he caught up with the Village Voice yesterday where he shared a few things about his life.
Farming and agriculture is essential to the development of Samoa. It is important because it provides food and jobs for our people considering the current state of our economy.
Farmers in the villages need incentives so they can develop their farms and in return give back to their families and communities. Such incentives include funding and technical expertise.
Marcia Cruz from California, U.S, has always loved Samoa. And so she returned to paradise for a couple of days to enjoy the sun, beaches and the beautiful culture this country offers.
Papali’i Dr. Tusi Avegalio, Director of the Pacific Business Center Programme at the University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, told Samoa Observer a Hawaiian student from Kapiolani Community College, Mervin Tano, has been accepted by the 2017 N.A.S.A. Summer Research Experience for Tribal College Undergraduates.
“The reprimanding of the Plaintiff by the First Defendant was not intentional to cause any severe harm or suffering nor made with any malice or ill will but were made for the lapses in the way the appeal was presented by the Plaintiff and the persistent failure to follow proper procedures according to the Court of Appeal Practice Direction 2011” – Justice Mata Tuatagaloa
The programme aims to support entrepreneurship, economic development and job creation for youth in villages. It seeks to assist youth in the areas with the greatest potential for youth employment.
The man accused over the death of a mother and her son in Savai’i who died when he crashed into a vehicle they were travelling in has pleaded guilty to two charges of motor manslaughter.
A young man convicted over an attempt to murder his step father has been jailed for six years. The decision in the hearing of 19-year-old, Tele’ameko Kepaoa, was delivered by Supreme Court Justice, Mata Tuatagaloa.
The Police have re-opened their investigation into a defunct company, Pure Pacifika, also known as Local Partners and Associates. The decision was confirmed by Acting Assistant Police Commissioner, Sala’a Sale Sala’a, during an interview with the Samoa Observer.
The Head of State, His Highness Tui Atua Tupua Tamasese Efi, performed one of his last official acts as the holder of the position yesterday. At his residence at Tuaefu, His Highness welcomed the Ambassador of Poland to Samoa, Zbigniew Gniatkowski.
Samoa is not only known for its’ beautiful scenery but also its friendly people and that is why school teachers Rachael Carson and Celia Costelloe from New Zealand keep coming back. Two years ago, the women visited our country and fell in love with Samoa.
Think a minute…The Greek philosopher Diogenes said that when a son does wrong or behaves badly, it’s the father who should be punished since he’s the one who failed to do his job. Many men are successful in their public career and job, but failures in their most important job: being a father.
Did the Minister of Agriculture just realize that it is “essential” for both to work together?
7 QUESTIONS THAT ARE KEEPING US AWAKE 1. So come July 26, the day after the current Tui Atua is no longer the Head of State, is he still His Highness? 2. After being addressed as His Highness for 10 years, what new honorific if any, will he be known by?
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