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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.

PHOTOS: Obama's Hawaii Is A Winner Too | Posted 11.07.2012 | Travel

What better way to celebrate our president than a vacation in his home state?

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 Makes Birther Joke

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It's that birther thing again. President Barack Obama was at an Orlando sports bar, snapping a University of Florida Gators' sign, ...

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 Planning To Make His Presence Known After Vacation

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU — With an eye on the 2012 campaign, President Barack Obama wrapped up a low-key Hawaiian vacation Monday and planned to quickly get bac...

First Lady Answers Kids' Calls On Christmas Eve

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU — Michelle Obama was looking for help from more than just House Republicans so her husband could make it to Hawaii in time for Christma...

Obama Faces Hurdles Into Election Year

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On a political high, President Barack Obama capped a bruising year by securing a tax cut for millions of Americans – an achievemen...

Obama Finally Leaving For Vacation

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 02.22.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU — President Barack Obama is starting his delayed Christmas vacation in Hawaii after securing an agreement to extend payroll tax cuts in...

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...

GOP Candidate's Jab At Obama Draws Scrutiny

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ah, Christmas traditions: colored lights, mistletoe and criticisms of a president's vacation plans. Republican presidential candidate M...

Obama Says He'll Walk The Walk On Grinch Threat

AP | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is emphasizing that he would forgo his Hawaiian vacation and stay in Washington for "as long as it takes" Co...

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...

Obama In Hawaii For Diplomatic Talks

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

HONOLULU — Searching for help, President Barack Obama lobbied the skeptical leaders of Russia and China on Saturday for support in keeping Iran ...

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...

Obama Sticks To The Familiar On Hawaiian Vacation

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

HONOLULU — More than a week into his Hawaiian holiday, President Barack Obama is proving to be a creature of habit. While some travelers seek a...

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...