Wednesday, May 26, 2004 | 10:54 a.m.
A grand opening party was held at the Hawaiian Marketplace in front of the Polo Towers on the Las Vegas Strip Tuesday.
The $175 million, 80,000-square-foot marketplace was developed by Las Vegas-based Metroflag, a partnership of Flag Luxury Properties of New York and Torino Cos. of Las Vegas. The center is modeled after the International Marketplace in Honolulu. The stores include Tropical Jewelers & Gifts, Shades of Paradise, Wild Flower, Maui-Wowee Gifts and Aloha Las Vegas.