Obama’s Hawaii Legacy: Reflecting the best of isles’ progressive tradition
By Colin Moore
Jan. 8, 2017
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The president and first lady Michelle Obama were applauded on Nov. 12, 2011, as they arrived at a leaders’ dinner at the APEC summit in Honolulu. Obama’s Hawaii roots helped garner the hosting venue for the global gathering.
President Barack Obama tours on Midway Atoll in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, with from Marine National Monuments Superintendent Matt Brown, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016.