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


1:45 p.m.

Vacationing President Barack Obama and his family are enjoying a luau at the beachfront home of a childhood friend.

The first family arrived about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the residence of Bobby Titcomb in rural Mokuleia.

Bystanders filmed with cellphones and flashed shaka signs as the presidential motorcade sped from the Obamas’ Kailua vacation rental to the northwest corner of the island.

Obama and Titcomb are high school buddies who attended the prestigious Honolulu prep school Punahou.


8:45 a.m.

President Barack Obama is starting the 12th day of his Hawaii vacation with his usual workout at a Marine Corps base.

The presidential motorcade departed the Obamas’ vacation rental in Kailua around 8:30 a.m. and arrived on the base in Kaneohe Bay about five minutes later.

The first family is spending their annual two-week winter vacation in Obama’s home state.