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Obama's Hawaiian Marine Preserve: Massive Potential, Monumental Challenges

The Conversation US | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

By Char Miller, Pomona College The endangered Hawaiian monk seal is one of the 7,000 species that gained a measure of protection.U.S. Fish and Wildlif...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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.

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...

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...

7 Celebrities The Obamas Should Have Over For Christmas Dinner

Posted 12.24.2013 | Celebrity

The Obamas aren't the only VIPs in Hawaii this holiday season. While the first family will probably lay low and enjoy family time together, we've asse...

Protecting The President's Christmas

Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the ...

Looks Like The President Has Some Company In Hawaii...

Posted 12.20.2013 | Green

The Obamas aren't the only VIPs enjoying a Hawaii homecoming right now. The humpback whales are back in town and it's arguably a bigger deal to those ...

A Travel Guide Through Obama's Island Past

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Before there was President Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, there was Barry -- a basketball-loving, body-surfing local boy from ...

Obama's Furry Stalker Will Follow Him To Hawaii

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

President Obama will see a familiar, furry face when he arrives in Hawaii this weekend. Frostpaw the Polar Bear -- the Center for Biological Diver...

Why The Obamas Are Better At Vacationing Than All Of Us

Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

The Obamas will make their annual holiday trip to Hawaii around December 20, a source told Hawaii News Now. According to HNN, First Lady Michelle Obam...

Limbaugh Rails Against Obama 'Slap In The Face'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh criticized President Barack Obama Thursday for going on vacation, calling his return to Hawaii after the fiscal ...

PHOTOS: Shave Ice Time!

Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel

A day after President Obama landed back in Hawaii to continue to his annual vacation, he took his daughters bowling and for shave ice (a tradition car...

Back To Hawaii!

Reuters | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 1 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama departed the White House on Tuesday to resume his Hawaii vacation shortly after Congress approv...

Obama Connections Help With Contentious Pick

RealClearPolitics | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

Just hours after Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie appointed him to fill the United States Senate seat that had been occupied for a half-century by the lat...

The Most Embarrassing Photos Of Our Presidents On Vacation

Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel

It's that time of year again. The President and first family are officially on vacation in their usual wintertime spot, Hawaii, to soak up some sun an...

PHOTOS: Obamas Head To Hawaii For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 01.08.2013 | Style

And, yes, FLOTUS looks impeccable after a redeye flight.