Obamas Christmas in Hawaii

Obamas Christmas in Hawaii
ESSENCE.COM Dec, 26, 2011

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President Barack Obama salutes the crowd as he steps off of Air Force One at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands with well-wishers on the tarmac as he steps off of Air Force One at Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu.

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President Barack Obama, the First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters Sasha and Malia, arrive for Christmas service at the Kaneohe bay Chapel in Kaneohe, Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama holds a baby as he and First Lady Michelle Obama visit members of the military during Christmas dinner at a Marine Corps Base in Hawaii.

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The First Lady greets a woman while she and her husband greet military personnel and their families Kaneohe Bay in Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama visits with members of the military during Christmas dinner at Anderson Hall on Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

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First Lady Michelle Obama reacts while talking on the phone to children across the country as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program.

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United States President Barack Obama makes phone calls to 10 American service members stationed around the world from his vacation rental home in Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha and Malia leave Sea Life Park in Waimanalo, Hawaii.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pay their respects at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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The First Family arrive on the South Lawn of the White House returning from their family vacation to Hawaii.