- Hawaii-Aleutian time zone
The Hawaii-Aleutian Time Zone observes Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), by subtracting ten hours from
Coordinated Universal Time( UTC-10). The clock time in this zone is based on the mean solar timeof the 150th degree meridian west of the Greenwich Observatory.
The zone also includes
Alaska's Aleutian Islandswest of 169° 30′ west, along with Hawaii. The portion in the Aleutian islands observes DST while Hawaii does not.
Hawaii used a
standard timeof GMT-10:30 from 1900 until 1947, when clocks were changed to the present -10:00 zone. [http://www.twinsun.com/tz/tz-link.htm]
Major Metropolitan Areas
* [http://www.timeanddate.com/library/abbreviations/timezones/na/hast.html HAST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time]
* [http://time.gov/timezone.cgi?Hawaii-Aleutian/s/-10/java The official U.S. time for the Hawaii-Aleutian time zone (Hawaii)]
* [http://time.gov/timezone.cgi?Hawaii-Aleutian/d/-10/java The official U.S. time for the Hawaii-Aleutian time zone (Aleutian Islands)]
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