But if you were to hear someone say, 'I'll be there at two o'clock Hawaiian time,' then something different is implied.
Hawaiian time is very lax and it basically means 'when you get there.'" —Nick Lewis The way an individual perceives time and the role time plays in their lives is a learned perspective.
As Raymond Cohen notes, polychronic cultures are more focused on tradition and relationships rather than on tasks—a clear difference from their monochronic counterparts.
Cohen notes that "Traditional societies have all the time in the world.
Other prominent subcategories include haptics (touch), kinesics (body movement), vocalics (paralanguage), and proxemics (the use of space).