Obama and family head to Hawaii for his final holiday as US president
Washington Barack Obama is travelling to Hawaii with his family for his final holiday as US president.
Obama, who was born in Hawaii, departed on Friday evening for Honolulu along with his wife Michelle and his daughters Sasha and Malia.
From there the Obamas will travel to the town of Kailua where they have spent previous holidays together.
And the Obamas head off to Hawaii. pic.twitter.com/Dp0XZzv861— Mike Dorning (@MikeDorning) December 16, 2016
Obama leaves his final press conference of 2016 before heading to Hawaii for vacation: "Mele Kalikimaka" 🌴 https://t.co/HIBhYfo45G— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) December 16, 2016
On December 27, Obama will meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, the site of the 1941 Japanese attack that sparked the entry of the US into World War II.