POLITICS
01/24/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama Scatters Grandmother's Ashes In Hawaii

President Elect Barack Obama spent much of today honoring the memory of the grandmother who raised him and then scattering her ashes at LÅna'i Lookout, the same spot where Obama scattered the ashes of his mother after her death in 1995.
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The White House press corps that's traveling with Obama on his third O'ahu visit of the year was not allowed into the First Unitarian Church for an hour-long service in memory of Madelyn Dunham, who died of cancer at the age of 86 just two days before Obama's presidential victory.

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