Decoder Buzz What makes Hawaii home for Obama? Seven ways he's enjoying vacation. (+video)

The first family is wiling away the holiday season in President Obama's native Hawaii. On the vacation docket: golf, snorkeling, and a 'quiet timeout.'

By , Staff writer

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Some presidents like variety in their vacations, and some, like President Obama, are creatures of habit: summers on Martha’s Vineyard and Christmas and New Year's in his home state of Hawaii.