I've come across the following coordinates:

x = 600907.76
y = 2437133

It's a coordinate located in Hawaii. I thought it was UTM, but the negative x coordinate makes me think otherwise. Anyone know what it should be?

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    There are at least 5 State Plane coordinate systems for Hawaii and there's no reason to believe any of them are it. Where did you come across this? The actual source is always the best place to look, the evidence comes in many forms. – mdsumner Jan 10 '16 at 11:01
  • That x is not negative. It is utm. – If you do not know- just GIS Jan 10 '16 at 17:50
  • Interesting change of the X coordinate... gis.stackexchange.com/posts/176227/revisions – wittich Jan 10 '16 at 17:51
  • Sometimes in utm when you see a negative x they are using one zone adjacent to the right I think – If you do not know- just GIS Jan 10 '16 at 17:53
  • Good to know. I'll keep that in mind. – user2434624 Jan 10 '16 at 17:54

It looks like utm.

This is Honolulu.

UTM Easting 618,431.58

UTM Northing 2,357,505.97

Yes it is indeed.

X is easting Y is northing

Zone I think is 4N but check

  • thanks! the negative value threw me off as i am a novice to this stuf – user2434624 Jan 10 '16 at 17:51

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