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  • Federal judge to rule today on Hawaii’s challenge to Trump’s travel ban

    03/15/2017 2:24:23 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 27 replies
    Hono Star Ad ^ | March 15 , 2017 | Timothy Hurley
    A federal court judge in Honolulu heard arguments this morning in Hawaii’s case to block President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban but did not make a ruling from the bench. U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson said he would issue a ruling on the proposed temporary restraining order before 6 p.m., which is midnight Eastern Time. The executive order is schedule to take effect at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.
  • Obama Made Surprise Visit to Hawaii 48 hours Before Judge Blocked Trump Travel Ban. WHY?

    03/16/2017 2:26:07 PM PDT · by John S Mosby · 52 replies
    The Daily Westerner ^ | 3/16/17 | Staff Writers-The Daily Westerner
    A ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii that blocked President Donald Trump’s travel ban was announced less than 48 hours after Barack Obama made a surprise visit to Honolulu, leading some to speculate that the former president may have schemed with the judge he originally appointed. Hours before Trump’s travel ban on individuals from six Muslim countries was set to go into effect yesterday, US District Court Judge Derrick Watson, who presides in Honolulu, slapped down the policy, citing Trump’s comments on Muslims during the presidential campaign as part of his reason for blocking the ban. Watson was nominated...
  • Reddit: Obama Behind the Stay Order?

    03/16/2017 6:11:18 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 34 replies
    VANITY/ Reddit
    Fact 1: Judge Watson, who issued the stay on Trump's travel ban, graduated from Harvard law school in 1991, [1] which is the same year and class as Obama. [2] Fact 2: Watson was appointed to the Hawaiian District Court court by Obama [1]. Fact 3: Watson issued his opinion to block Trump's EO on 3-15-2017 [1] Fact 4: Obama traveled to Hawaii earlier this week [3, 4]. He arrived in Hawaii on Monday the 13th, two days before the written opinion of his old Harvard law classmate -- and judicial appointee -- was released. Fact 5: As an interesting...
  • Did Obama meet with Hawaiian judge that stopped Trump's travel ban?

    03/16/2017 1:29:24 PM PDT · by ResisTyr · 23 replies
    16 March 2017 | ResisTyr
    If so, this would be EARTHSHAKING NEWS! 😮😮😡 http://redstatewatcher.com/article.asp?id=68118
  • BREAKING: Judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban from taking effect nationwide tomorrow

    03/15/2017 3:48:21 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 311 replies
    BREAKING: Judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban from taking effect nationwide tomorrow
  • Travel ban judge is only Native Hawaiian on federal bench

    03/15/2017 10:40:25 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 37 replies
    Hono Star Ad ^ | March 15 , 2017 | Associated Press
    The judge who halted President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban is the only Native Hawaiian serving on the federal bench. Nominated by former President Barack Obama in 2012, U.S. District Judge Derrick Kahala Watson is the fourth Native Hawaiian federal judge in U.S. history. He’s a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, which gives admission preference to Native Hawaiians.
  • Barack Obama hits the links in Hawaii ,enjoy a surprise vacation in the aloha state

    03/15/2017 4:54:20 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 60 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 15, 2017 | Hannah Parry and Chris Spargo
    Barack Obama hits the links in Hawaii as the former president and first lady enjoy a surprise vacation in the aloha state Barack Obama played a few rounds of golf on Monday during his surprise trip back to his home state of Hawaii He arrived in the aloha state on Monday and hit the links before going to meet Michelle for dinner that evening at Buzz’s Lanikai Sasha, whose school has not broken up for Spring Break, and Malia who is on an internship with Harvey Weinstein in New York, have not joined them Obama's vacation comes after a busy...
  • The Obama family’s Hawaiian vacation home

    12/26/2012 7:24:11 PM PST · by Lonely Bull · 22 replies
    www.sfgate.com ^ | Dec 26, 2012 | Jenny Pisillo
    --SNIP-- The property is 6,000 square feet with 5 bedrooms, 6 baths and an contemporary Asian theme. Supposedly it was to be listed after the Obamas vacationed there last year for $7.9 million. It’s unknown if plans changed to sell the house or if the property just never sold. Either way, the Obamas are sure to have had a good time in this luxury beachfront home.
  • Beachfront Hawaiian Estate for Barack and Michelle Obama to Move into Come January 2013?

    09/02/2012 8:17:58 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 46 replies
    HillBuzz ^ | September 2, 2012 | Kevin DuJan
    Full Title: Beachfront Hawaiian Estate for Barack and Michelle Obama to Move into Come January 2013? Posted on September 2, 2012 by Kevin DuJan // Best of Hillbuzz, Hillbuzz [ President Barack Obama's living room with ocean view, beginning in January 2013 ]Click HERE for Part 1 of this investigative reportI’ve done some more digging here in Chicago on the story we brought you on Friday about plans currently underway to purchase a $35 million beachfront estate on the island of Oahu in a part of Hawaii called “Kailua” for the Obama family to move into in January 2013 when...
  • Obama's Hawaii Sunday: the Gym and Golf

    01/03/2011 12:16:14 PM PST · by Red Steel · 64 replies
    abc ^ | January 03, 2011 9:12 AM | Sunlen Miller and Yunji de Nies
    ABC News' Sunlen Miller and Yunji de Nies report: President Obama had a pretty typical day in Hawaii, his last full day of vacation. The president started his day as he has nearly everyday this vacation with an early morning workout at the Marine Corps Base close to his Kailua rental home. Afterward the president played another round of golf at Luana Hills country club in Kailua. His golfing companions were friends from Hawaii and Chicago, Bobby Titcomb, Mike Ramos, and Marty Nesbitt. The president did not get in 18 holes today, due to darkness setting in at sunset, although...
  • Ambulance called to Obama Hawaii compound

    12/28/2009 2:03:30 PM PST · by Yaelle · 375 replies · 21,563+ views
    KFI AM radio | 12/28/09 | KFI
    Just heard: ambulance called to Obama compound, Obama has left his golf game.
  • Obama in Hawaii, 1st Statement on Northwest Airliner Attack (Video)

    12/28/2009 12:39:39 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 26 replies · 901+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 12/28/09 | HAP
    Speaking from the Marine Corps Base in Kailua, Obama makes first statement (in almost 3 days) on the Airliner attack, and talks about the unrest in Iran (Video)
  • A Look At The Security Around Obama's $8.9 Million Hawaiian Getaway (Photos + Video)

    12/27/2009 10:23:22 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 17 replies · 1,066+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 12/27/09 | HAP
    A massive zone set up for the Obama's around the perimeter of their $8.9 Million dollar compound, entering the zone can result in vessel being seized and up to 10 years in prison (Video)
  • Protesters Show Up Outside Obama's Hawaiian Compound (Video + Photos)

    12/27/2009 2:39:09 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 10 replies · 1,573+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 12/27/09 | HAP
    This is at the entrance to Obama's $8.9 million dollar Hawaiian getaway, the President saw the protesters today as he went Golfing.. (Photos + Video)
  • White House: Failed plane attack an attempted act of terrorism(Obama told 3 HOURS AFTER PLANE LANDS)

    12/25/2009 6:01:47 PM PST · by Brytani · 640 replies · 18,876+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 25, 2009 | Scott Butterworth and Spencer S. Hsu
    A White House official said the incident was an attempted act of terrorism. The FBI is investigating and President Obama, celebrating Christmas in Hawaii, was told of the incident about three hours after the plane landed, officials said. Obama has told White House officials that all appropriate measures be taken to increase security for air travel, a spokesman said. Nevertheless, officials said, they are not prepared to raise the terrorism alert level, currently at orange -- or the second-highest of five levels -- for domestic and international air travel.
  • President monitors failed terror attempt from Hawaii

    12/26/2009 9:12:34 AM PST · by VaRepublican · 50 replies · 1,499+ views
    Foxnews .com ^ | 12-25-09 | Mike Levine and AP
    As President Barack Obama vacations in Hawaii, officials say he's keeping up to date on what's described as a terror attempt on board a Northwest Airlines plane that was about to land in Detroit.
  • Rep. Hoekstra: Attempted airline bombing should 'connect the dots' for Obama

    12/26/2009 10:30:40 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 62 replies · 2,358+ views
    Rep. Hoekstra: Attempted airline bombing should 'connect the dots' for Obama By Jordan Fabian - 12/26/09 12:46 PM ET Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) Friday said that the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight bound for Detroit should "connect the dots" for the Obama administration. Hoekstra, who is the top Republican on the House Select Intelligence Committee, told the Detroit Free Press that the attacks are an indication that al Qaeda is beginning to plan more widespread attacks on the United States. “It’s not surprising,” Hoekstra said of the attempt to blow up a Northwest airliner. “People have got to...
  • Obama monitoring Delta flight firecracker situation (but still catching those waves)

    12/25/2009 3:40:26 PM PST · by tobyhill · 65 replies · 2,939+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/25/2009 | reuters
    A man reportedly set off firecrackers on Delta Flight 253 that was carrying 278 passengers to Detroit from Amsterdam. "The president was notified of the incident this morning between 9:00 and 9:30 Hawaii time by the president's military aide," White House spokesman Bill Burton said in a statement.
  • ABC Details Obama's $4,000/day Christmas Vacation

    12/25/2009 6:28:22 AM PST · by bergmeid · 87 replies · 3,489+ views
    Newsbusters/ABC ^ | December 25, 2009 - 04:10 ET | Brad Wilmouth
    Imagine the outrage if any Republican President went on vacation during a recession and spent $4,000 a night on accommodations......
  • [Abu Hussein] and the First Family Arrive in Hawaii

    12/24/2009 9:52:50 PM PST · by libh8er · 52 replies · 2,717+ views
    KHON ^ | 12.24.09
    President Barack Obama left the cold weather and bitter politics of Washington, D.C. behind Thursday as he and the first family arrived on Oahu for a ten day Christmas vacation. The president, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha boarded Air Force One in route to Oahu just a few hours after the U.S. Senate passed a healthcare overhaul bill 60-39 that failed to win a single republican vote.“The reform bill that passed the Senate this morning, like the House bill, includes the toughest measures ever taken to hold the insurance industry accountable,” the president said before leaving...