Obamas’ Last Presidential Christmas Trip

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Obama and his family arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam around 11 p.m., and were met by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz, (D-Hawaii), Gov. David Ige, Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Adm. Harry Harris, U.S. Pacific Fleet authority.

After the president welcomed the dignitaries, the family streamed off to their leased Kailua manor by motorcade. The U.S. Drift Guard has built up a brief security zone in Kailua Bay beginning Friday at 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Jan. 2.

The sea security zone begins from Kapoho Point and stretches out westbound to the shoreline close Kailuana Loop. The zone likewise incorporates the neighboring channel starting at Kapoho Point toward the North Kalaheo Avenue Road Bridge. An orange marker will show the border of the security zone.

This will be the Obamas’ last trek to Hawaii as the main family as the president’s second term attracts to a nearby. It will be punctuated by a noteworthy visit to the USS Arizona Memorial on Dec. 27 with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo, who will end up being the principal Japanese pioneer to visit the site. Both will pay tribute to the lives lost in the assault on Pearl Harbor 75 years back.

Amid a year ago’s get-away, Obama invested quite a bit of his energy working out at the exercise center, playing rounds of golf, going on climbs and feasting at top of the line eateries, as Alan Wong’s and MW Restaurant.

Obama and his family have been going to the islands for the occasions since before he was chosen president. In any case, the Hawaii local kept up the convention even subsequent to being chosen to the White House. His yearly island excursions have scarcely been dull, however.

The night of Dec. 26, 2008, an electrical storm thumped out power all through Oahu. The island wide power outage kept going 12 hours, leaving then-President-elect Obama, his family and a great many Oahu inhabitants oblivious. The Obamas were offered control generators to utilize, yet they never turned them on.

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