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Obama spends first day of Hawaii vacation golfing


    President Barack Obama talks with Sen. Brian Schatz, left, Honolulu mayor Kirk Caldwell, and Gov. David Ige after arriving from Washington D.C. aboard Air Force One on Friday, December 16, 2016 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii.

President Obama is spending the first day of his holiday vacation in Hawaii at the golf course.

His golfing partners today are Bobby Titcomb, Joe Paulsen, Michael Brush and Luke Rosa.

They are golfing at the Kaneohe Klipper golf course.

The First Family touched down in Hawaii just before 11 p.m. Friday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

The Obamas left their Kailua vacation rental at 9:56 a.m. and arrived shortly after at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

According to White House travel pool reports, a small group of protesters held signs at the end of Kailuana Place calling for the closure of Guantanamo, clemency for Chelsea Manning, “End Gaza Blockade” and another sign reading “8 Years Waiting, Stop and Talk.”

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