By DANIEL HALPER
President Barack Obama made time to visit his grandfather's grave during his two week Hawaii vacation. According to the White House pool report, Obama and his daughters took the 30-minute drive from their vacation rental home to his grandfather's grave. The visit lasted about 4 minutes.
Here's the pool report:
President Obama's motorcade made its way to Honolulu, passing by stunning vistas while occasionally being slowed by congested roads. After a 30-minute drive, Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia arrived at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Puowaina Punchbowl Crater.
Obama's grandfather, Stanley Dunham, is interred at the cemetery.
The president was not visible to the pool during a short visit.
Four minutes after arriving, Obama and his daughters were back in the motorcade. The next destination is unknown.
After departing the graveyard, Obama took his daughters to the zoo:
President Obama's motorcade made its way through the streets of Honolulu, arriving at 5:08 p.m. at the Honolulu Zoo.
The president, Malia and Sasha should have the zoo to themselves, as it closes at 4:30 p.m.
The zoo sits just off the coast, not far from Diamond Head crater and a short walk from bustling Waikiki Beach.
The pool is now holding in the van and will not be seeing the zoo or the president.http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/obama-makes-4-minute-visit-grandfathers-grace_773272.html