Obama heads for Hawaii for a break

Ex-president flies to warmer climes

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Former President Obama is spending some of this cold March in Hawaii.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser says he showed up at the restaurant Buzz's Lanikai in Kailua.

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The paper didn't mention if he was there with any guests - but the trip follows a string of post-presidency meetups with other elites, including U2 singer Bono, investor Warren Buffett and businessman Richard Branson.

Obama was born in Hawaii and spent much of his youth there.

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