President Barack Obama spent a day at the beach, followed by his annual shave ice treat and dinner in Kahala on Sunday.
The day ended at about 10:30 p.m., aftr a more than four-hour dinner at Hoku’s restaurant in the Kahala Hotel and Resort.
Before dinner, Obama wore flip-flops, sunglasses, dark swimming shorts and a Chicago White Sox baseball hat as he and his daughters ate shaved ice treats under a tree.
Obama later shook hands with people gathered outside the Island Snow shaved ice shop in Kailua. When asked what flavor he had ordered, Obama replied “Melon, cherry and lime.”
Obama stopped for about 20 minutes at Island Snow before his motorcade headed back to the family’s vacation home.
Island Snow has been a regular stop for the family during their annual vacation in Hawaii.
The store has a shaved ice concoction called the “Snowbama” that costs about $4. The mixture is lemon, lime, cherry and passion guava flavored syrups poured over a cone of shaved ice.
Many people lined up outside the store to get a glimpse of Obama, who spent several hours at a public beach earlier in the day.
The president spent several hours at a public beach earlier in the day.
Heavy rain began to fall just as the president and his family arrived at the beach at Bellows Air Force Station late Sunday morning. But the sun came out a short time later, making for a perfect Hawaii beach day.
Both the president and Michelle Obama were spotted in the motorcade as it headed toward the beach in Waimanalo.
Many people waved as the motorcade wound its way toward the beach spot where the first family spent the afternoon.
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License plate: Life is a beach.
make sure there are no un spent grenades from World War Two, in those sands of the beach.
Well, I for one am glad that the Obama’s get some family time. This was the best Christmas ever. We had 13 family members from all over the mainland and then my son and I did two boat dives yesterday. I am very appreciative and I hope the O’s are enjoying themselves. The time goes by so quickly, one really needs to savor it.
Your in the minority
As a illegal immigrant would say..correctomundo!
Cello…How did you explain about Mayor, Caldwell ‘ s pothole here on O’ahu’s roadways to your guests?
If the far right wackos think Obama is bad, what are they going to think if sweet Hillary becomes president? Since the republicans are offering nothing in this coming election, it is obvious who is going to win. (A democrat)
Don’t be so sure. I don’t particularly care for some of the Republican candidates (prefer Rubio plus either Cruz or Fiorina) but I’d vote for ANY of them before voting for that pathological lying witch.
Hillary is a lying witch. LOL
I like the visit to the Marines. Last year Michelle got so much flack about her colorful Kwanzaa dress. I guess that’s why she chose a simple black outfit this year.
People will invent anything – literally anything – to criticize either one of them. It’s a disgrace.
They are just so easy to criticize. There is no need to invent anything. How many family outings did they disrupt?
Get over yourself, sarge. It’s the President of the United States and his family, they deserve to enjoy their rare times away from the White House.
Rare times? Sheesh.
“rare” times away from the White House? heck, when they’re at the WH they do nothing but party and fundraise. Missed 67% of his daily national security briefings. if people want to criticize them, and you fail to understand why they might, you may be part of the problem. criticize away!
Yeah. Imagine her in Speedo?
You just made me BARF!
I can’t remember what she wore last year but her dress this year is gorgeous!
Main thing is that she something.
..she is in something. .
O has nerve tho going to the military base..a Military personnel poll taken in Nov/Dec 2014 had O with a 19% approval, DOWN from 33% in 2009…venture a guess I’d say approval in the TANK (pardon the pun) single digits.
I for one would have waved the “one finger salute” to these fools. God, give us a break for seeing their names or mug shots in the paper..
Ooooooh, sorry your life is soooo miserable.
And it’s all because of him.
scooter. Do that in front of a mirror, because you are the real number one fan of the year.
I wonder if it was the rain only that caused people to scattered so the Obamas could have the beach to themselves and their friends or did the Secret Service have something to do with it.
It doesn’t rain in Hawaii. It’s called a blessing from heaven.
This article was horrible to read. Did someone copy read this before press-time…no!
I think it’s not the written article….but the CONTENT?
For the last seven years the presidential family has made it a yearly pilgrimage to Hawaii, costing the taxpayers, federal government, and local state and county government hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend their “Christmas Holiday in Hawaii”. Not to mention the traffic jams, road closures and hours of delays caused by this yearly presidential vacation.
Before this annual pilgrimage paid for by the taxpayers, WHERE DID THE OBAMA FAMILY SPEND THEIR HOLIDAYS?
Well, on the brighter side it is the last time this 1st Family will be invading your precious domain so tolerance is in order. Just think in about another week they will be on their way home out of your hair. By the way, did not vote for him twice.
Don’t you wish!
Good lord does he have to cause all the ruckus in my neighborhood too? LOL
So I guess the Obamas have forgotten how to cook?
Enjoy Hawaii First Family. You are always welcome here!! God bless.