Thank you to Johnny Jet for posting my article about Kailua Beach. George and I really enjoyed our time there. Here is how the article starts:
Should you visit the Hawaiian island of Oahu, don’t miss meeting Carol, the wonderful owner at Mani Mele Bed and Breakfast, a tropical oasis steps from the beach on Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii. You may remember hearing about this beach as this was the Presidential respite and winter break in December 2011 for the First Family.
The locals love when President Obama is in town, as the road is shut down and the area, often populated with tourists, becomes quieter. Also nearby is the Marine Corps Base of Hawaii with 10,000 residents, directly connected to Pearl Harbor by Highway 3. We found the nearby white-sand beach to be perfectly presidential with its sand so perfect it seems that the secret service carefully selected each grain.