The Latest: Obamas return to vacation home after dinner

AP News
Posted: Jan 02, 2016 2:03 AM

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

9 p.m.

President Barack Obama and the first lady have returned to their vacation home in Kailua after having dinner at an oceanfront restaurant in Honolulu.


6:05 p.m.

President Barack Obama and the first lady are having dinner at Orchids Restaurant in Honolulu. The presidential motorcade departed the Kailua vacation rental the Obamas are renting at 5:20 p.m. and arrived in the Waikiki neighborhood just before 6 p.m. The restaurant describes itself as a "casually elegant, oceanfront restaurant."


10:40 a.m.

President Barack Obama is starting the new year with a round of golf.

Obama arrived Friday morning to play at the Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course on Marine Corps Base Hawaii. The weather on Oahu's east side was sunny, with light breezes.

The White House says Obama is joined by White House aide Marvin Nicholson and Obama's high school pals Bobby Titcomb and Mike Ramos.

Obama departed his Kailua vacation rental just before 9:30 a.m. and arrived at the nearby base about five minutes later.

This is the 14th day of the Obamas' annual two-week vacation in the 50th state. The first family is scheduled to depart Hawaii for Washington, D.C., on Sunday.