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Obama vs. Romney: Travel Showdown

As Obama and Romney near the election countdown, it’s time to answer the question: Who can lay claim to the better travel destinations? Let the debate begin with our city vs. city showdown.

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Punahou School

In 1971, 10-year-old Obama returned to Honolulu to live with his mom’s parents. He got a scholarship to attend Punahou School, a private prep school, and graduated in 1979. Today, Punahou stands as the largest independent school in the US. In 2006, it was ranked the “greenest” school in America. And Sports Illustrated has ranked the school’s sports program as the best in the country. Not too shabby!

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