President Obama in Hawaii 2014

Information about President Obama's 2014 Christmas vacation in Hawaii will be posted here in December. In the meantime, check out his vacation photos from 2008 through 2013 below.

 

President Obama's Kailua Rental House

The Obama family rented the house below in 2011, 2012, and again in 2013. Read more about this house located in the Castle Point Kailuana neighborhood in Kailua.

  • Obama 2013 rental house up close in Kailua

    President Obama's rental house is behind the black fence - 2013

  • Obama 2013 rental house beach view in Kailua

    This photo was taken of the house prior to the fence going up

  • Obama Kailua rental house - 2011

    Obama Kailua vacation house - Photo: CNN/David Dunham

  • Obama Kailua rental house - 2011

    Living room - Photo: CNN/David Dunham

  • Obama Kailua rental house kitchen - 2011

    Kitchen - Photo: Washington Post/David Dunham

  • Obama Kailua rental house lanai - 2011

    Covered lanai - Photo: Washington Post/David Dunham

  • Obama Kailua rental house walkway - 2011

    Walkway - Photo: Politico/David Dunham

  • Obama Kailua rental home pool cabana - 2011

    Pool cabana - Photo: CNN/David Dunham

  • Pool at Obama house in Kailua

    Pool - Photo: CNN/David Dunham

  • Castle Point area in Kailua

    Castle Point Kailuana area in Kailua

 

 

President Obama's Favorite Hawaii Restaurants


Read about President Obama's favorite restaurants in Hawaii

 

 

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Obama Hawaii Vacation Map


Click on the markers below to see the places President Obama has visited on his previous Hawaii trips. View the full Obama Hawaii Vacation Map in Google Maps.


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Previous Hawaii Vacation Rental Homes 2008-2010

The Obama family has also stayed at two other homes along Kailua Beach. During the summer of the 2008 Presidential Campaign, they stayed at a home located in the middle of Kailua Beach. For their 2008, 2009, and 2010 Christmas vacations, they stayed at the Plantation Estate, also known as the "Winter White House".

  • August 2008 Obama Kailua house

    The Obama family stayed at this house in August 2008

  • 2008 Obama house in Kailua pool

    Pool - August 2008

  • 2008 Obama house in Kailua living room

    Living Room - August 2008

  • 2008 Obama house in Kailua - bedroom

    Master Bedroom - August 2008

  • Christmas Obama house in Kailua

    They stayed at the Plantation Estate (the one on the right) at Christmas in 2008, 2009, 2010

  • Obama house in Kailua

    They also rented the homes on both sides of the Plantation Estate for their family and friends

  • Winter White House pool

    Pool - Plantation Estate

  • Winter White House living room

    Living Room - Plantation Estate

  • Winter White House bedroom

    Master Bedroom - Plantation Estate

 

 

2013 Obama Hawaii Vacation Photos


  • Obama rental house Kailuana neighborhood in Kailua in 2013

    This is the area along Kailua Beach where President Obama's rental home is located - 2013

  • Obama family arrives in Hawaii - 2013

    President Obama and family arrive in Hawaii - AP

  • Obama greets military at Hickam hawaii vacation - 2013

    President Obama greets members of the military waiting for him on the tarmac
    at Hickam Air Force Base - AP

  • Obama in his limo - the beast - 2013

    President Obama on his way to play golf at the Kaneohe Klipper course - Reuters

  • Obama watching Oregon State basketball vs Akron in Hawaii 2013

    The Obama family watches the Oregon State - Akron game at the Stan Sheriff Center
    - Oregonian

  • Obama playing golf in Hawaii at Mid-Pac 2013

    President Obama plays golf at Mid-Pac - Getty

  • Obama at Anderson Hall on Christmas 2013

    The President and First Lady visit with members of the military and their families
    on Christmas Day - AP

  • Obama at Island Snow in Kailua - 2013

    President Obama stops by Island Snow for some shave ice

  • Obama shaking hands at Island Snow in Kailua - 2013

    The President greets a crowd of bystanders at Island Snow in Kailua

  • Obama and New Zealand John Key at Klipper - 2013

    President Obama and New Zealand Prime Minister John Key play golf at Klipper

  • Obama leaves Hawaii - January 2014

    President Obama departs Honolulu on Air Force One

 

2012 Obama Hawaii Vacation Photos


  • Obama family arrives in Hawaii for vacation 2012

    The Obama family arrives at Hickam AFB in Honolulu - AP

  • Obama golfing at Kaneohe Klipper in Hawaii 2012

    President Obama at Kaneohe Klipper golf course - Natalie Nishida

  • Obama golfing at Kaneohe Klipper with Bobby Titcomb - 2012

    President Obama and friend Bobby Titcomb on 12/22/2012 - Kumo Photography

  • Obama at Punchbowl Hawaii 2012

    President and Mrs. Obama arrive at Punchbowl for Senator Daniel Inouye's
    memorial service - Reuters

  • Obama at Punchbowl with Irene Hirano Inouye in Hawaii 2012

    President Obama comforts Irene Hirano Inouye at her
    husband's memorial service - Reuters

  • Obama waving from car leaving the Semper Fit Center - Hawaii 2012

    President Obama returns from a workout at the Semper Fit Center - AP

  • Michelle Obama answers phone calls in Kailua vacation home - 2012

    Michelle answers calls from children for the NORAD Tracks Santa program
    - White House

  • Obama visits marines on Christmas - 2012

    President Obama and First Lady Michelle greet military personnel and their
    families at Anderson Hall on Christmas - Reuters

  • Obama swimming in ocean at Pyramid Rock Beach in Hawaii

    President Obama swimming in ocean at Pyramid Rock Beach (note: photo from Jan 1, 2012)
    - White House

  • Obama departs Honolulu Hawaii at Hickam - 2012

    President Obama waves goodbye as he heads back to Washington
    on Air Force One - AP

  • Obama arrives Honolulu Hawaii at Hickam - 2013

    President Obama returns again to Hawaii to finish up his vacation - EPA

  • Obama arrives Honolulu Hawaii at Hickam - 2013

    President Obama greets Admiral Locklear, Commander, US Pacific Command - EPA

  • Obama with shave ice - 2013

    President Obama stops by Island Snow
    for shave ice - AP

  • Obama at Island Snow for shave ice - 2013

    President Obama greets people as he leaves Island Snow - AP

  • President Obama and Michelle Obama at Hickam in Hawaii- 2013

    President Obama and the First Lady at Hickam on 1/5/2013 - AP

  • President Obama and Michelle Obama depart from Hickam AFB in Hawaii- 2013

    Back to Washington on Air Force One - AP

 

2011 Obama Hawaii Vacation Photos


  • President Obama and dog Bo on Air Force One on trip to Hawaii

    President Obama and dog Bo on Air Force One en route to Hawaii - White House

  • President Obama arrives in Hawaii

    President Obama arrives at Hickam - AP

  • Michelle Obama in Kailua

    Michelle answers calls from children for the NORAD Tracks Santa program

  • Obama motorcade

    The Obama motorcade returning from golf at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base - AP

  • Obama calls the military on Christmas Eve

    President Obama calls 10 American service members on Christmas Eve

  • Obama family at church on Christmas

    Obama family arrives at Christmas service at a chapel on base - AP

  • Obama visits marines on Christmas

    President Obama visits military families at Christmas dinner in Anderson Hall

  • Obama Sasha Malia go on hike in Hawaii

    The Obama family hikes on the Pillbox trail - nwn.blogs.com

  • Obama motorcade at Hanauma Bay

    The presidential motorcade arrives at Hanauma Bay - AP

  • Obama releases baby sea turtles at Hanauma Bay

    Sea turtle release at Hanauma Bay - Limtiaco

  • Obama at Sea Life Park

    President Obama, Malia and Sasha leave Sea Life Park with their friends - AP

  • President Obama leaving Island Snow in Kailua

    President Obama leaves Island Snow after a shave ice stop - AP

  • President Obama at Pearl Harbor

    President Obama prepares to lay a wreath at Pearl Harbor - Reuters

  • President Obama and Michelle at USS Arizona Memorial

    Petals thrown into water at Arizona Memorial - EPA

  • President Obama at Punchbowl cemetery

    Presidential motorcade at Punchbowl cemetery - Getty

  • President Obama at East West Center

    First Family exits the East-West Center - Reuters

  • Obama swimming in ocean at Pyramid Rock Beach in Hawaii 2011

    President Obama swimming in the ocean at Pyramid Rock Beach on New Year's Day
    - White House

  • President Obama and Michelle depart Hawaii

    The President and First Lady walk toward Air Force One - AP

  • President Obama and Michelle wave from Air Force One - Hawaii

    The Obamas wave from Air Force One - Reuters

 

2010 Obama Hawaii Vacation Photos


  • Obama arrives in Hawaii on Air Force One

    President Obama arrives in Hawaii - Pool/Getty

  • Obama wearing lei

    Lei greeting - Pool/Getty

  • Obama plays golf in Hawaii at Klipper

    Playing golf at Kaneohe Klipper golf course - AP

  • Obama motorcade

    Motorcade at Marine Corps Base Hawaii - AFP

  • Obama security checkpoint

    Motorcade passes through security checkpoint near rental home

  • Obama greets troops in Hawaii

    Greeting marines at Anderson Hall on Christmas Day - AFP

  • Obama in church in Hawaii

    Morning service at St. Michael's Chapel at Kaneohe MCBH - White House

  • Obama golfing at Kaneohe Klipper in Hawaii

    Golfing at Kaneohe Klipper golf course - White House

  • Bo goes for a walk in Hawaii

    Bo goes for a walk - Reuters

  • Obama leaving bowling alley in Hawaii

    Leaving the K-Bay Lanes bowling alley

  • Obama eating shave ice at Island Snow in Kailua

    Shave ice stop at Island Snow in Kailua - Getty

  • Obama motorcade on the way to Hanauma Bay

    En route to Hanauma Bay - AP

  • Obama leaving Alan Wong's Restaurant

    Leaving Alan Wong's - AP

  • Obama motorcade in Hawaii

    Motorcade en route to the North Shore - Reuters

  • Obama at the Honolulu Zoo

    At the Honolulu Zoo - CNN/Pool

 

2009 Obama Hawaii Vacation Photos


  • Obama arrives in Hawaii on Air Force One

    Christmas Eve arrival - Hon Adv

  • Obama greets marines on Christmas at Anderson Hall

    Visiting marines at MCBH on Christmas - Reuters

  • Obama at Pyramid Rock Beach

    Pyramid Rock Beach at MCBH - AP

  • Michelle Obama leaves Alan Wong's restaurant in Hawaii

    Michelle Obama at Alan Wong's - AP

  • Obama tennis at Kailua Racquet Club in Hawaii

    At Kailua Racquet Club for tennis - Getty

  • Obama motorcade leaves Hanauma Bay

    Motorcade driving along Kalanianaole Hwy after trip to Hanauma Bay - AP

  • Obama meets with National Security Staff chief of staff Denis McDonough about updates concerning the attempted terrorist attack of an airliner on Christmas Day

    At work on vacation - Official White House photo

  • Obama speaks to advisors from Kailua

    Conference call with advisors

  • Obama family leaving Windward Mall

    Obama family leaving Windward Mall after watching the movie Avatar - Getty

  • Obama plays golf at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Hawaii

    President Obama plays golf at Mid-Pacific Country Club - AP

  • Obama plays golf at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Hawaii

  • Obama plays golf at Mid-Pacific Country Club in Hawaii

  • Obama and Malia at Island Snow shave ice in Kailua

    Malia samples her Dad's shave ice at Island Snow in Kailua - AP

  • Obama and Sasha at Island Snow shave ice in Kailua

    Enjoying shave ice with Sasha - AP

  • Obama motorcade at Punchbowl cemetery

    Motorcade arrives at Punchbowl cemetery - AP

  • Obama family at Honolulu zoo

    Enjoying the Honolulu Zoo - AP

  • Obama leaves Hawaii on Air Force One

    Waving goodbye - AP

 

December 2008 Hawaii Obama Vacation Photos


  • Obama arrives in Hawaii

    Arriving in Hawaii (R.Breyer-Hon Advertiser)

  • Obama golfing at Olomana

    Obama golfing at Olomana with Eugene Kang (AP Gerald Herbert)

  • Obama greeting marines in Hawaii

    Obama greets marines after workout (AP Lawrence Jackson)

  • Obama memorial service for grandmother

    Obama attended a memorial service for his grandmother here (AP Gerald Herbert)

  • Obama and family head down to Lanai lookout

    Obama and family head down to Lanai Lookout after service

  • Obama plays golf at Midpac

    Obama plays golf at MidPac Country Club (AP Gerald Herbert)

  • Obama visits marines on Christmas

    Obama visits with some marines on Christmas Day

  • Obama feeds sea lions at Sea Life Park Hawaii

    Feeding the sea lions at Sea Life Park (S. Shepherd/CNN)

  • Obama with the dolphins at Sea Life Park Hawaii

    Looking at the dolphins (Photo - Sea Life Park)

  • Obama orders shave ice in hawaii kai

    Obama orders shave ice in Hawaii Kai (AP Lawrence Jackson)

  • Obama Malia Sasha at Honolulu Zoo

    At the Honolulu Zoo (AP Lawrence Jackson)

 

August 2008 Obama Hawaii Vacation Photos


  • Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha walk on Kailua Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama with Malia and Sasha walking on Kailua Beach - AP Marco Garcia

  • Obama with daughter Malia on Kailua Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama with Malia

  • Obama with daughter Sasha on Kailua Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama with Sasha

  • Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha walk on Kailua Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama with Malia and Sasha walking on Kailua Beach

  • Obama eating shave ice with daughters Malia and Sasha - Hawaii vacation

    Obama eating shave ice in Kailua with Malia and Sasha - AP Alex Brandon

  •  Obama beach picnic - Hawaii vacation

    Picnic at Ala Moana Beach Park - Photo by Deborah Booker

  •  Obama and daughter Malia at beach picnic - Hawaii vacation

    Obama and Malia at picnic

  • Obama at Lanai Lookout - Hawaii vacation

    Obama paying respects to his late mother - AP Alex Brandon

  • Obama at Sandy Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama at Sandy Beach - AP Photo Alex Brandon

  • Obama body surfing at Sandy Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama body surfing at Sandy Beach - AP Photo Alex Brandon

  • Obama at Sandy Beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama at Sandy Beach

  • Obama and daughter Sasha on the beach - Hawaii vacation

    Obama and Sasha in the ocean

  • Obama at Arizona Memorial Pearl Harbor - Hawaii vacation

    Obama at the Arizona Memorial - AP Photo Alex Brandon

  • Obama at Arizona Memorial Pearl Harbor with daughter Malia - Hawaii vacation

    Obama with Michelle and Malia at the Arizona Memorial

  • Obama at Chapel at Arizona Memorial Pearl Harbor with daughter Malia - Hawaii vacation

    Obama, Michelle, Malia at Arizona Mem. Chapel

  • Obama at Punchbowl Cemetery - Hawaii vacation

    Obama at Punchbowl Cemetery - AP Photo Alex Brandon

  • Obama at Pali Lookout - Hawaii vacation

    Obama at the Pali Lookout - AP Photo Alex Brandon

  • Obama playing golf at Luana Hills- Hawaii vacation

    Obama playing golf at Luana Hills

  • Obama playing golf - Hawaii vacation

    Obama playing golf at Luana Hills

 

 

Obama Hawaii Christmas Vacation Videos


President Obama arrives in Hawaii - 2013


Christmas day visit with military families - 2013


 

President Obama on the 18th hole at Mid-Pac

 

President Obama arrives in Hawaii - 2011


Christmas church services for the Obama family - 2011


Christmas day visit with military families - 2011


President Obama at the USS Arizona Memorial - 2011


Punchbowl National Cemetery and East West Center - 2011


Obamas depart Hawaii - Video