HONOLULU – Hawaii has always been known for its sun, sand and surf. It may soon add another attraction: slots. Hawaii is one of the last two states with no legalized gambling, but lawmakers facing billion-dollar budget deficits and hunting for ways increase revenue are thinking about allowing casinos in tourist-filled Waikiki or on Native […]

April 2, 2009 12:27 AM ET Source: MSN Money Central HONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii’s tourism industry is now in a “crisis mode,” and the isle economy won’t improve until tourism recovers, according to a new report. The 16-page Economic Report, commissioned by First Hawaiian Bank and released Wednesday, said the state’s economy is now in […]

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