Jury sees hotel beating video in attempted murder trial

  • Lama Lauvao appears in Circuit Court Tuesday on the second day of trial for the attempted murder of a hotel security guard. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Wesley Samoa appears in Circuit Court with his attorney Barry Sooalo Tuesday on the second day of trial for the attempted murder of a hotel security guard. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Wesley Samoa appears in Circuit Court Tuesday on the second day of trial for the attempted murder of a hotel security guard. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Natisha Tautalatasi listens to testimony with her attorney William Reece Tuesday in Circuit Court. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KEALAKEKUA — A collective gasp came from the jury when surveillance video of the beating of a hotel security guard was aired Tuesday in 3rd Circuit Court.