Stories tagged "Obama"

Legacy of the President’s Mother

January 14th, 2009 | by Paula Bender | 57 Comments

The election of President Barack Obama drew eyes to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where his parents met. But among some at the university, it is Obama’s late mother who stirs strong emotions of memory and hope.

Alums define how Hawaiʻi shaped Obama

January 13th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 4 Comments

Two University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa alums define how Hawai’i shaped Obama in their new book, The Dream Begins.