As 2011 comes to a close, the First Family headed to President Obama’s home state of Hawaii for their annual holiday vacation.

During their island getaway, the Obamas celebrated the holiday by attending a Christmas service at the Kaneohe Bay Chapel on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, followed by a visit with military families at Anderson Hall.

The President also spent some time making personal phone calls to wish a happy holiday to American service members stationed around the world. The First Lady was busy on the phone, too, chatting with kids for the NORAD Santa Tracker program, a volunteer initiative that takes calls from children asking about Santa’s latest location on Christmas Eve.

Take a look at more of the First Family’s Hawaiian adventures.

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