The University of Hawaii is looking at potential sites and talking about a possible academic center with the library. President Obama was born in Hawaii.
The University of Chicago, where the president taught, has also expressed interest in a presidential library. The Obamas' family home is located in Hyde Park near the South Side school.
When asked what the president thought about the locations, a White House spokesperson said, "No comment."
The Associated Press contributed to this report. All rights reserved.