Typically, Obama spends much of his vacation playing golf on Hawaii's lush courses ... Like last year, the Obamas were to spend their time away in a swank rental home in Kailua, a beachside community not far from Honolulu. Obama has no public events.
Two months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other Washington Post.
For most of the country, a holiday vacation includes a trip to grandma's house, questionable eggnog and keeping warm under a dusty, old Christmas sweater. But the Obamas are not "most of the country," and their holiday vacation is from a whole other world.
According to the watchdog, some of the Obamas' most expensive ventures were a family trip to Martha's Vineyard in August 2016, which cost $2.7 million for Secret Service in hotels, rental cars, and other travel cots. The final family trip to Hawaii for.
The Obamas arrived in Hawaii for their two week ... feet and first became the Obamas' holiday rental when their first choice, The Plantation Estate, wasn't available in 2011 and again in 2012. The Obama's vacation homes have been aptly nicknamed the.
KAILUA, Hawaii ... Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii: 5:15 p.m. The sunny Hawaii day turned gray and blustery as President Barack Obama finished playing golf. A few people watched by the road as the motorcade sped back to the first family's rental.
We have obtained records from the U.S. Secret Service revealing that its travel expenses for the First Family's 2015 Hawaiian vacation cost taxpayers $1.2 million, which bring the total cost of the vacation trip to at least $4.8 million. This was the.
Despite thick cloud cover over the Ko'olau Mountain Range, the sun is shining brightly on the Marine Corps Base Hawaii where the president goes for his daily workout routine. The roads near the first family's vacation rental home in Kailua are quieter.
The president often started his days at the gym, before enjoying rounds of golf and trips to the beach with Michelle and his daughters. The First Family rung in 2017 at their Kailua vacation rental and spent the night before enjoying a luau at Obama's.
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.
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Hawaii. If you are going to places like that, and for 17 days, you are asking for trouble.” Obama and his family will use their own money to rent a private beach-front residence in Kailua, Oahu, for their vacation. Described as a “Winter White House.