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On His Deathbed, WWII Vet Casts Likely Last Ballot... So What's Your Excuse Not To Vote?

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Frank Tanabe always did his duty, even after the federal government sent him and other Japanese-Americans to internment camps in the wake of the attac...

Obama Birthers Could Be Right for the Wrong Reasons

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Are not the "birthers" missing a fundamental truth that what defines Americans is not what some believe is "real" American (whatever that means) but our diversity, rallied around freedom?

PHOTOS: The Obamas Bundle Up!

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.03.2012 | Style

The worst part of vacation? Having to come home -- especially when you spent your break in sunny Hawaii and your home city boasts a temperature of a m...

Obama's Pricey Vacay; A Look Back At Past Hawaiian Trips

Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

The Obamas will once again vacation in Hawaii over the holidays this year, but this time it will be a bit more expensive than previous trips. The H...

Obama: I Feel 'A Little Odd' Wearing A Suit

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 11.13.2011 | Style

Aloha! The Obamas hit Hawaii this weekend, although the purpose wasn't simply a jaunt to the president's (actual) birthplace. President Obama is ho...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At Past Presidential Vacations

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 08.11.2011 | Style

With the official confirmation of the Obamas' vacation plans, we decided to take a look back at where and how our nation's leaders chose to unwind. ...

Hawaii Gov. Launches Plan Clear Out Homeless Ahead Of Obama's Visit

Posted 07.18.2011 | Impact

In Hawaii, a state that has long struggled to deal with its homeless population, the government has announced a new initiative to clear the streets an...

Why Won't Hawaii Produce Documents Proving It's a State?

Adam McKay | Posted 06.27.2011 | Comedy
Adam McKay

Finally the president has responded to Republican pressure and produced irrefutable evidence that he was born in the "state" of Hawaii. But now it's time Hawaii answer doubters.

PHOTOS: A Presidential Footwear First?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

President Obama may have sported a commander-in-chief first while in Hawaii, the New York Post reports: flip flops. He stepped out in the footwear to ...

PHOTOS: Obamas Have Adorable, Action-Packed Day Before Departure

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

The big news out of Hawaii since the Obamas arrived is that there really hasn't been any. So it would seem they packed it all in on their last day--wi...

White House Bans Shirtless Photos Of Obama On Hawaii Vacation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

No magazine cover shots this time: The White House banned reporters and photographers from taking shirtless pictures of President Obama while he snork...

PHOTOS: Obamas Go Snorkeling, President Improves Golf Swing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Since arriving before Christmas, the first family has spent the majority of their vacation at their rental house, venturing out mainly for workouts, ...

PHOTOS: The Obamas Grab Ice Cream

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

*SCROLL FOR PHOTOS* On Monday, pool reports from Hawaii noted that Obama went bowling and played basketball with his daughters and members of famil...

PHOTOS: The Obamas Head To Marine Base For Christmas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

*SEE PHOTOS BELOW* On Christmas afternoon, President Obama and Michelle Obama headed to Ander Hall at the Marine Corps Base to greet service men an...

PHOTOS: Obama Gets Lei'd

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Text by JULIE PACE, the Associated Press HONOLULU — A politically rejuvenated President Barack Obama arrived here late Wednesday for an 11-day fami...

PHOTOS: A Look Back At The First Family's Past Hawaiian Vacations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

With the news on Friday that Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia and dog Bo will head to Hawaii on Saturday, it seemed like an appropriate time ...

Michelle, Daughters & Bo Leave For Hawaii Christmas Trip On Saturday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

On Saturday, First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Sasha and Malia, and First Dog Bo will fly by military plane to Hawaii, the president's home state, ...

Poll Shows False Obama Beliefs a Function of Partisanship

Adam Berinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Berinsky

Partisan differences in beliefs about Obama's citizenship indicate that the uncertainty about Obama's background is politically motivated.

Sam Stein

New Poll: Less Than Half Of Republicans Believe Obama Was Born In U.S. | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

EDITOR'S NOTE: The story below includes references to polling conducted by the firm Research 2000. The reliability and accuracy of Research 2000's po...

Santa Cruz Celebrates Three Surfing Princes

Geoffrey Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Geoffrey Dunn

A ceremony honoring the three Hawaiian princes who first introduced surfing to Santa Cruz -- and to the mainland of the Americas -- will take place on Friday.

Obamas' Double Date Night! First Couple Steps Out For Dinner In Honolulu (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The nation's first couple left their private Oahu digs on Sunday night to dine at Alan Wong's restaurant with the president's sister Maya Soetoro-Ng a...

A Very Obama Christmas (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Barack Obama spent his first Christmas as President where he spent his last one -- on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Most of the nation spent the hol...

Snowbama: Obama Takes Daughters For A Hawaiian Shave Ice Treat (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

KAILUA, Hawaii -- President Barack Obama has kept a low profile during his Hawaiian vacation, but the public got a glimpse of the first family when he...

Obama's Hawaii House Rental: A Look Inside The 'Winter White House' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Today the first family will return to the Hawaiian rental house they rented last Christmas. The 7,000 square foot abode sits on a beach on the southea...

Your Town Hall Screamfest Handbook

Bennet Kelley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bennet Kelley

The sad reality is that the current town-hall screamers are being embraced by Republicans not as champions of free speech, but rather as cannon fodder in their fight to block any bill.