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Obama Back In Washington After Hawaii Vacation

AP | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is back in Washington after spending two weeks with his family in Hawaii. Obama took an overnight flight...

The White House Press Hangout In Hawaii Is Kind Of Amazing | Posted 01.03.2015 | Hawaii

KAILUA, Hawaii — Much has been written about the fantastic beach-side villas the First Family rents out for the winter holidays here on the eastern...

Obama Kicks Off 2015 With Shave Ice In Hawaii

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

HONOLULU, Jan 1 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughters enjoyed shave ice, a frosty flavored Hawaiian treat on New Year's Day whil...

Why You Can't Understand Obama Until You Understand Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria and Chloe Fox | Posted 12.31.2014 | Politics

The Washington Post recently ruffled feathers in Hawaii for what some perceived as a mocking and condescending tone regarding the Aloha State's hopes ...

Hawaii Vacation Reunites Obama And Childhood Pals

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Since returning to his childhood home this month on vacation, President Barack Obama has spent a good part of most days cloistered w...

Meet Obama's Hawaii Posse

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Since returning to his childhood home this month on vacation, President Barack Obama has spent a good part of most days cloistered w...

7 Hawaii Destinations The Obamas Should Escape To

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel

Dear Obama family, By now, we know you have your annual holiday vacation down to a science. After all, you've stayed in the same neighborhood for ...

LOOK: The Gorgeous Hawaii Rentals Obama Should've Booked

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 12.31.2014 | HuffPost Home

We get why the Obama family loves going to Hawaii every year for Christmas, but after seven years of renting a place on the same island (Oahu) and in ...

Malaysian Leader Joins Obama For Round Of Golf In Hawaii

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN and CATHY BUSSEWITZ | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — What do two world leaders do when they find themselves on the same Hawaiian island on Christmas Eve? If you're President ...

7 Reasons Obama Wants To Go To Hawaii For The 7th Year In A Row

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.20.2014 | Travel

On Friday, the Obamas headed to Hawaii for their annual vacation, and after seven years, it's safe to say the first family has pretty much perfected t...

First Family To Spend 7th Straight Christmas In Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama and his family are scheduled to spend their seventh straight Christmas in Hawaii, according to the White House. The first f...

Hawaii Envisions A Beachside Presidential Library

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii group that wants to build a President Barack Obama library in the islands has submitted its proposal, predicting theirs wou...

No Love For Obama After Plan To Rename Hawaii Beach Hits Opposition

AP | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) - Two Honolulu city councilmen have dropped plans to rename a popular beach for President Barack Obama. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser ...

Obama May Get Hawaii Beach Named For Him

AP | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) -- Two Honolulu city councilmen are proposing to name a popular beach park after President Barack Obama. Hawaii News Now ( http://bit...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Endorses Brian Schatz In Hawaii's Heated Senate Democratic Primary | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Monday endorsed Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) over his challenger, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), in the sta...

10 Things Obama Can Teach Us About Eating Ice Cream

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.17.2014 | Taste

The Commander-in-Chief has some important things say about both cone consumption and how to live this American life.

Hawai'i: Worthy of a Presidential Library

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 03.25.2014 | Hawaii
Adrian Kamalii

Even if Hawai'i is overlooked when it comes time to make a decision, the real win is Hawai'i's.

Hawaiian Vacation Over For Obama And His Daughters

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The 15-day Hawaiian holiday vacation is over for President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia. The president an...

FLOTUS Scores Bonus Hawaii Vacation, President And Daughters Head Back To DC

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia have departed Hawaii after a 15-day family vacation for the holiday...

President Obama's Health Care Wipeout

John Murray | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics
John Murray

When most people think of Hawaii, they think of luaus, amazing beaches, and eruptions (the volcanic sort, not Van Halen, unfortunately). But Hawaii ha...

Obama Mixes Business With Pleasure, Golfs With New Zealand PM

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama rounded up a new golf partner Thursday: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key. The two leaders teed off on a s...

Obama Ringing In New Year In Low-Key Fashion

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is closing out a difficult year in low-key fashion, with hopes for better results to come in 2014, particular...

Here's What Obama Faces In 2014

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.27.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — The last vestiges of 2013's political wrangling officially behind him, President Barack Obama is setting his sights on the coming ye...

PHOTOS: President Obama Improves His Pants Game

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 12.27.2013 | Style

President Obama is one of the coolest presidents ever, but even he has his "dad fashion" moments. Case in point: last Christmas' memorable pleated-pan...

Obamas Honor Troops, Their Families

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama stepped away from the seclusion of his quiet Hawaii vacation for what's become a Christmas traditi...