Hawaii: For the Last Time, Obama Was Born Here

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 28, 2009 5:30 AM CDT
Hawaii says it has repeatedly produced documents proving that the president is as American as apple pie.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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(Newser) – The birther movement may have conservatives whipped into a hopeful frenzy that President Obama was born abroad, but Hawaiian officials have had just about enough of that, the AP reports. Top state health officials have again produced Obama's birth certificate. I "have seen the original vital records maintained on file by the Hawaii State Department of Health verifying Barack Hussein Obama was born in Hawaii and is a natural-born American citizen," Hawaii's health director said in a statement.

"I have nothing further to add to this statement or my original statement issued in October 2008," the statement concluded. The House unanimously approved a bill yesterday that included a clause stating "Whereas the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961."