The Latest: Obama visits Hawaii snorkeling spot with family

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Posted: Dec 29, 2015 9:27 PM
The Latest: Obama visits Hawaii snorkeling spot with family

KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — The latest on President Barack Obama's annual two-week vacation in Hawaii (all times local):

4:10 p.m.

President Barack Obama and his family are back in the town of Kailua after spending the afternoon snorkeling at a nature preserve.

The presidential motorcade passed by Sandy Beach, one of Obama's favorite bodysurfing spots, on the way back from Hanauma Bay.

The first family and friends had the white sands and aquamarine waters of the bay to themselves because the park is closed to the public on Tuesdays.

The nature preserve is a popular spot for snorkeling.

The Obamas are staying at a rented vacation home in the town of Kailua outside Honolulu.

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11:50 a.m.

President Barack Obama and his family and friends are visiting the beach.

They have the white sands and aquamarine waters of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve to themselves because the park is closed to the public on Tuesdays.

Hanauma Bay is a popular spot for snorkeling. The president frequently visits the bay during his trips home to Hawaii.

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9:05 a.m.

President Barack Obama is working out at a gym at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe.

The presidential motorcade departed the Obamas' vacation rental in Kailua at 8:20 a.m. Tuesday and arrived at the base about five minutes later.

It is the 11th day of Obama's annual two-week vacation in his home state.