Well, duh. But this article, published in VegasInc, has got some great little (ahem) nuggets on just how deep that love is:

• In 2010, there were approximately 7,000 airline seats flying from Hawaii to McCarran International Airport every week, bringing 260,000 visitors from Honolulu to the desert.

Sam Boyd of Boyd Gaming began offering … oxtail soup, saimin and butterfish at the cafe … the right kind of sticky rice and, perhaps most importantly, encouraging dealers and floor men to adopt a “hang loose” friendly atmosphere, changing their tuxedos for Aloha shirts

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