Obama Family Hawaiian Vacation

Obama Family Hawaiian Vacation
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 06, 2010

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha arrive to board the Air Force One at the Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on December 24, 2009 to leave for Hawaii for Christmas vacation.

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The President, First Lady and family disembark from Air Force One at Hickam Air Force Base on December 24, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Michelle Obama and her daughters.

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The President greets well-wishers in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Barack Obama and Michelle walk to the motorcade after being greeted in the traditional Hawaiian way.

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US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive at the Marine Corp Base mess hall to greet soldiers and their family member for Christmas in Kailua, Hawaii, on Christmas day.

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US First Lady Michelle Obama leaves the Alan Wong’s restaurant after having dinner with family and friends in Honolulu on December 27, 2009.

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Malia Obama plays outside of their beachfront rental home during her Hawaiian vacation.

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Sasha, Malia and a friend have a blast in Hawaii.

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Sasha and Malia head to a private screening of “Avatar” in Hawaii on December 31.

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US President Barack Obama visits the Pyramid Rock on his way back from golfing in Kanehoe.

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President Obama leaves Alan Wong’s Restaurant after dining with family and friends on December 27, 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama off for her morning workout in Hawaii.

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President Obama tees off on 10th hole while playing golf at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii, on December 31, 2009.

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Malia Obama plays in the sea in Hawaii on December 31.

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Sasha Obama plays in the sea in Hawaii on December 31.

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US President Barack Obama putts during a round of golf at the Mid Pacific Country Club in Kailua, Hawaii.

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Barack Obama looks on as his daughter Malia gets her shaved ice at Island Snow store in Kailua, Hawaii, on January 1, 2010.

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US President Barack Obama has shave ice with his daughter Malia and Sasha outside Island Snow store in Kailua, Hawaii, on January 1, 2010.

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Barack Obama has shave ice with his daughter Malia.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and his youngest daughter Sasha, 8, walk by the White-handed Gibbon exhibit at the Honolulu Zoo in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010.

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President Obama and his oldest daughter Malia, walk by the White-handed Gibbon exhibit at the Honolulu Zoo in Honolulu, Hawaii, on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2010.

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US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha visit the zoo in Honolulu, Hawaii, on January 3, 2010.

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President Obama and the First Lady board Air Force One at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii, on January 3, 2010.

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Waving bye to paradise.

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President Barack Obama walks with his daughters Malia and Sasha and First Lady Michelle Obama as they arrive on the South Lawn of the White House on January 4, 2010 in Washington, DC.