If you are looking for a state in the US in which you can gamble, by going to casinos and having a great time there, then unfortunately you will not find any such opportunity if you go to Hawaii. This group of islands does not have any legal gambling of the sort that you might be looking for, including land based casinos, casino cruise ships and boats, horse racing tracks, dog racing tracks, racinos, or so forth, as these activities are not granted licenses for any business to carry them out. This means that you may have to think outside of the box if you are going to try some gambling while you are here.
There is a state lottery here which you can buy tickets for if you want to have a go at getting the big prize, but of course a lottery tends to have very low odds and it is also clear that someone who really wants to entertain themselves through gambling is not going to be satisfied by just buying a ticket and then waiting days for the next draw. You are going to have to seek out casinos of a more virtual kind if you want to gamble properly in Hawaii, by going to an online casino site where you can sign up and get access to the games there. You will find that there are many of these kinds of sites available if you know where to look, so just make sure that you scout ahead first if you are going to be staying in the state for only a short while: you do not want to waste your free time on researching, choosing, and downloading an online casino, so if you get all of that done before you arrive then you will simply be able to start playing when you are there. It is important to be able to have as much fun as possible when you are relaxing with your online casino games, so choose a site which has a good amount of variety on offer as well as plenty of great promotions which will add to your casino balance and allow you to play more games, thus getting far more chances to win at the same time. It is more than possible to get all of the entertainment that you need this way, as many online casinos are very advanced and interesting.
You can even find the chance to play live casino games in real time through a video link when you are at the more advanced online casinos, so if you cannot find live casino gaming in Hawaii then you can always bring your own. There is a lot to be said for this kind of gambling which allows you to relax in your own home or your hotel room rather than having to go out and about when you have already spent the whole day exploring or going to business meetings or even doing some work in state.