Obama’s Hawaii Legacy: Roots grow global stature for state
By Richard Borreca Special to the Star-Advertiser
Jan. 8, 2017
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In this Dec. 16, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House in Washington. Obama is entering the closing stretch of his presidency, an eleventh-hour push to tie up loose ends and put finishing touches on his legacy before handing the reins to President-elect Donald Trump.