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US – Hawaiian Home Lands commission given five years to decide on casino

The Hawaiian Home Lands commission will be given five years, until December 31, 2026, to decide if it wants to develop a casino resort as an initiative to fund getting Native Hawaiians back onto their ancestral lands. State Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, chairwoman of the Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee, said that whilst this would not provide…

US – Hawaii says no to casino development in Kapolei

Hawaii’s House Economic Development Committee has turned down the chance to launch the island’s first casino via a project from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) that would have seen a resort-casino built in Kapolei. Sean Quinlan, Chairman of the Committee, shelved the proposal until the next legislative session in 2022, saying: “Every two…

US – Hawaii to consider launching an Integrated Resort casino in Kapolei

Hawaii, one of the last few remaining US states not to allow any form of commercial gambling, could begin the process to launch its first casino project as early as next week, following a meeting, by the Hawaiian Homes Commission who will vote on plans to build a casino on Department of Hawaiian Homes trust…

US – Hawaii takes first steps towards legalising sports betting

Law makers in Hawaii have introduced a bill to legalise sports betting in the state, as well as creating a self-governing, state-owned operator. The bill, which would see the introduction of a similar betting environment as in Delaware and Rhode Island, would create the Hawaii Sports Wagering Corporation. The bill stated: “Tens of thousands of…