BARACK OBAMA’S HAWAII
“You can’t really understand Barack until you understand Hawaii.” ~ Michelle Obama
Hawaii will always be home for President-elect Barack Obama. There can be no doubt that growing up in this idyllic, multicultural setting was a major influence in shaping who Obama is today.
KAMAAINA: LOCAL AT HEART
The Hawaiian word kamaaina means someone who is native born or who has lived in Hawaii for some time. When Barack Obama returns to Hawaii with his family, he comes as a kamaaina, a local who knows where to go, where to eat and what to do. Here are a few places Obama has visited on his trips back to Oahu...