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Obama fundraiser planned at Disney's Aulani Resort

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 08:07 a.m. HST, Nov 04, 2011


President Barack Obama is expected to appear at a fundraiser for his re-election campaign at Disney's Aulani Resort & Spa at Ko Olina on Nov. 14, sources say.

A 9 a.m. brunch for as many as 300 people is being planned.

Obama will be in Hawaii next week for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference.

Obama, who was born in Hawaii, last held a fundraiser in the islands during his presidential campaign in August 2008. The event at the Kahala Hotel & Resort raised $1.3 million.

 

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Classic_59Chevy wrote:
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on November 3,2011 | 06:25PM
Kuihao wrote:
Seriously?
on November 3,2011 | 06:50PM
Anonymous wrote:
Stop sniffing glue please you birthers need to get a clue!
on November 3,2011 | 07:27PM
jusmetwocents wrote:
Dude... The jury has already returned a verdict on Obama being born in Hawaii. Obama himself voluntarily released the document and the State of Hawaii confirmed it. Enough of your immature conspiracy theory! Time to move on old man...
on November 7,2011 | 07:31AM
Bdpapa wrote:
He donʻt pay air fare and hotel so why not!
on November 3,2011 | 06:28PM
nitestalker3 wrote:
how much for rubber chicken are these 300 fools going to pay per plate. anything over $50 and they'll be robbed. these democrats shouldn't be calling for raising taxes on the rich as anybody dishing out bucks for this pinnacle of class warfare will qualify hands down.
on November 3,2011 | 07:11PM
olos73 wrote:
Oh no, they going shut down H1 from town to Ko Olina again. Two days in a row, so be prepared again for carmaggedon.
on November 3,2011 | 07:19PM
svache wrote:
That's what I was wondering.. so far I couldn't find anything related to an H1 closure on that Monday but most likely they will.. kind of messed up they didn't announce it yet, and even more messed up that it is on one of the busiest days of the week..
on November 3,2011 | 09:37PM
Thegame wrote:
On a Monday? A work day? Seriously? I hope they are going to fly him out there on a helicopter. I am one of those Americans struggling with the economy trying to get to WORK to earn a living. The key is GET to work....like on the roads. So the money that he might get from this fundraiser......if he doesn't get re-elected....should be refunded and put to use improving the infrastructure for the State.
on November 3,2011 | 09:12PM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
I wish there was less campaigning and more effort for jobs.
on November 3,2011 | 09:27PM
Ronin006 wrote:
The brown stuff will be stuck so hard to the noses of local politicians who attend the Obuma fundraiser, it will take another massive stimulus bill to hire enough people to remove it.
on November 3,2011 | 10:49PM
Anonymous wrote:
An Obama fund raiser at Disney's Aulani Resort tells me Obama will be coming with his wife, two kids and mother-in-law for another vacation at taxpayers' expense, just like he always does when he goes on "official" trips.
on November 3,2011 | 10:52PM
Anonymous wrote:
sammysmom I didn't think a socialist like Obama would support a capitalist company like Disney. Is he asking Bob Iger to pay his "fair share" of taxes too?
on November 4,2011 | 09:13AM
LifeLibertyHappiness wrote:
"Last year, the Honolulu Police Department reports it spent $250,000 on overtime to guard the President and $100,000 the year before that, when Obama was the President-elect. The city has yet to be reimbursed for any of the costs, a police spokesperson told Hawaii Reporter earlier this year." http://www.hawaiireporter.com/president-obamas-million-dollar-plus-trip-to-hawaii-costs-to-taxpayers-detailed/123
on November 6,2011 | 02:02AM
cheetah727 wrote:
Let's make obama a one term president !!!
on November 8,2011 | 02:26AM
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