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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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 ...

U.S. May Take More Steps To Aid Americans In S. Sudan

AP | By JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama told Congress Sunday that he may take further military action to protect Americans in violence-plagued South ...

Obama Family Begins Its Annual Hawaii Vacation

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama has begun his annual winter vacation in Hawaii. The president, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha...

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...