Hawaii is on Hawaiian standard time, five hours behind New York and two hours behind Los Angeles for the winter months.

While the U.S. mainland uses daylight saving time from March until November, Hawaii does not, so add an extra hour of time difference between the Islands and U.S. mainland destinations during that part of the year. You may also find that things generally move more slowly here. That has nothing to do with your watch—it's just the laid-back way called Hawaiian time.

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