(NEWSER)  – The end of President Obama's time in office is in sight and Hawaii still hasn't named anything much after the only US president born in the state.

Over the last few years, efforts to name holidays, beaches, and schools after Obama have failed, as has an attempt to add the apartment block he used to live in to the National Register of Historic Places, the Washington Post reports. The attempts have died because of cost concerns, a reluctance to lose traditional Hawaiian names, and a feeling that Obama is still too young to be memorialized in this way, especially in light of local laws banning public parks and buildings from being named after living people who haven't contributed at least 50 years of service to the community, the Post reports.

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