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Re: Tsunami Warnign for New Zealand and Fijii

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  • msbhavens1
    On the Pacific Coast they acknowledge Hawaiian time zone. But I think it has a lot to dowiththe fact we have our share of Islanders on our shores. =) Not to
    Message 1 of 7 , May 4, 2006
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      On the Pacific Coast they acknowledge Hawaiian time zone. But I
      think it has a lot to dowiththe fact we have our share of Islanders
      on our shores. =) Not to mention there are a few jokes
      about"hawaiian time" MissB

      --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "mahtezcatpoc"
      <mahtezcatpoc@...> wrote:
      >
      > --- In thefixedstars@yahoogroups.com, "msbhavens1" <msbhavens1@>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > I hate it when reporters put down a time zone that the event
      > > is no where near! sheesh!
      >
      > It seems that for some reporters here in the US, the only time
      zones
      > that exist are Eastern, Central, Mountain and Pacific, which is
      kind
      > of lazy; the least they could do is give the local time of the
      event
      > along with the Eastern Time equivalent (seeing as how hardly
      anybody
      > here wants to mess with GMT).
      >
      > And there are six, not four, time zones in the US. Most of Alaska
      is
      > in the Alaska time zone--9 hours back from GMT and one hour earlier
      > than the West Coast--except for the western Aleutian Islands, which
      > are in the Hawaii-Aleutian time zone along with Hawaii. That's 10
      > hours back from GMT. I don't know if this ever gets acknowledged by
      > Big Media here in the US.
      >
      > Mark A. Holmes
      >
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