Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone

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Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone
UTC offset
HAST UTC−10:00
Current time (Refresh the clock.)
HADT 6:24 am on 13 May 2021
HAST 5:24 am on 13 May 2021
Observance of DST
DST is observed in certain regions of this time zone between the 2nd Sunday in March and the 1st Sunday in November.
DST began 14 Mar 2021
DST ends 7 Nov 2021

The Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone observes Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time (HAST), 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 and the portion of Alaska's Aleutian Islands west of 169° 30′ W longitude.

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

From 1900 until 1947, GMT−10:30 was used as standard time in Hawaii.[1]

French Polynesia uses 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.

Major metropolitan areas

Other significant places

See also


  1. "Sources for Time Zone and Daylight Saving Time Data". Retrieved 2012-06-18.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[not in citation given]

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