Spring forward, fall back doesn't apply because we don't have daylight savings time in Hawaii The motto, “spring forward, fall back” in reference to Daylight Savings Time in Hawaii (DST) doesn’t apply to the islands. Daylight Savings Time doesn’t apply to the islands. We don’t lose or gain an hour on the fall and spring equinoxes.
What's island life like when you're living on a small island and everything is so close by? One of the many conveniences of living on an island is the nearby proximity of everything. For example, the island of O’ahu all of 597 square miles. It’s a small place. With this, each subdivision is also smaller.