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The HAWAII–ALEUTIAN TIME ZONE observes Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HST ), by subtracting ten hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC−10:00 ). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean solar time of the 150th meridian west of the Greenwich Observatory .

The zone takes its name from the two areas it includes: Hawaii
Hawaii
and the portion of Alaska
Alaska
's Aleutian Islands west of 169° 30′ W longitude.

During daylight saving time , the Alaskan portion observes Hawaii–Aleutian Daylight Time (HDT, UTC−9 ), while Hawaii
Hawaii
stays on standard time.

From 1900 until 1947, GMT
GMT
−10:30 was used as standard time in Hawaii.

French Polynesia uses UTC−10
UTC−10
for its major cities. The Cook Islands also use the same time. These areas do not use DST. "Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone" is a U.S. term and for that reason the Polynesian areas are not considered to be a part of the Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone.

CONTENTS

* 1 Major metropolitan areas * 2 Other significant places * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links

MAJOR METROPOLITAN AREAS

* Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawaii
* Hilo, Hawaii
Hawaii
* Kahului, Hawaii
Hawaii
* Kailua-Kona,