Obama's Christmas vacation in Hawaii: Day 3

December 24, 2012 - 11:32 PM
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President Barack Obama waves from the window of his motorcade vehicle as he returns from a workout at Marine Corp Base Hawaii, Monday, Dec. 24, 2012, in Kailua, Hawaii. The president and the first family are in Hawaii for a family holiday vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

HONOLULU (AP) — How President Barack Obama spent the third day of this Christmas vacation on Monday in Hawaii:

— GYM: Obama headed to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe for a morning workout.

— GOLF: After returning briefly to his family's vacation home, Obama went back to the Marine base for his second round of golf during the trip.

— TRACKING SANTA: While Obama golfed, Michelle Obama spent about 30 minutes talking with kids who were tracking the progress of Santa Claus throughout the world through a site set up by the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

— BEACH: When Obama finished playing golf, he met up with his family at Pyramid Rock Beach on the Marine base, staying there briefly before heading back to their vacation home.