Hawaii officials say 'false alarm' on alert about inbound ballistic missile

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Ballistic Missile False Alarm Sent Hawaii Residents Into Momentary Panic

- turningpoint.news
14 Jan 2018
Just moments ago, Hawaii was rocked by a false alarm ballistic missile alert, sending residents into a panic before it was dubbed a mistake. The alert, which was sent out to cell phone users at 8:07 AM HST, read "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL."

Hoosiers in Hawaii react to false ballistic missle threat alert

14 Jan 2018
Hoosiers in Hawaii say it was mass chaos and terror on Saturday when Emergency Management Officials sent an emergency alert warning about a ballistic missile on its way to the island. It wasn't until about 30 minutes later that they confirmed the alert was a "mistake." The Emergency Alert was sent to all cell phones on the island saying "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO ...
- theindychannel.com

Hawaii sends false missile alert

- startribune.com
14 Jan 2018
George F. Lee, Associated PressVern Miyagi, left, Hawaii's emergency management administrator, and Hawaii Gov. David Ige addressed reporters Saturday at the Hawaii Emergency Management Center at Diamond Head following the false alarm issued of a missile launch on Hawaii. A push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii and sent residents into a ...

How a Hawaii missile alert test went wrong

14 Jan 2018
8:45 a.m.: Thirty-eight panic-filled minutes after the initial alert went out, Miyagi's Hi-EMA team gets FEMA Integral Public Alert and Warning System's authorization to send a follow-up alert to wireless devices, which read, "False Alarm. There is no missile threat or danger to the State of Hawaii."
- propiratov.info

IPhones In Hawaii Receive Ballistic Missile Emergency Alert, Later Confirmed As False Alarm

- redmondpie.com
14 Jan 2018
The message appeared on iPhones in the Hawaii area as part of iOS's Emergency Alert system and was accompanied by warning sirens and messages on local television broadcasts. The message sent to iOS users read: "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL."

Accidental ballistic missile alert sent out across Hawaii

14 Jan 2018
January 13, 2018, 6:31 PM| An accidental alert went out across Hawaii on Saturday, urging people to seek shelter due to an incoming ballistic missile. The false alarm was eventually called off, but not before residents and tourists started scrambling - and some even said their goodbyes. Carter Evans reports.
- cbsnews.com

Hawaii Sends Emergency 'Not a Drill' Incoming Ballistic Warning Turns Out to Be Bogus

- thegatewaypundit.com
14 Jan 2018
A civilian reported they were told the wrong button was pushed during a civil defense drill, "Called 911...Operator said it's a drill of Civil Defense emergency system but someone pushed the wrong buttons...No missile is headed toward the State of Hawaii REPEAT.NO MISSILE IS HEADED TOWARD THE STATE OF HAWAII."

Hawaii Did Not Have 'Reasonable Safeguards' in Place to Prevent False Missile Alert

14 Jan 2018
In the event of an actual attack, the first government agency to initiate an alert would be the North American Air Defense Command, or NORAD, which is located in a cave in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, its staffers--known as watch standers--monitor a global network of sensors that can detect a missile launch. If it detects ...
- breitbart.com

Hawaii Panics After Alert About Incoming Missile Is Sent In Error

- thomasloaded.com
14 Jan 2018
Hawaii has been on high emotional alert -- it began staging monthly air-raid drills, complete with sirens, in December -- since President Trump and Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, began exchanging nuclear threats. Hawaii is about 4,600 miles from Pyongyang, the North Korean capital. Estimates vary, but the flight time for a missile would likely be around 37 minutes.

A False Ballistic Missile Alert Shakes Hawaii

14 Jan 2018
'This Is Not A Drill': A False Ballistic Missile Alert Shakes Hawaii : The Two-Way An "inadvertent" text notification, caused by "human error," falsely alerted residents to "seek immediate shelter." Nearly 40 minutes passed before the message was corrected in another notification.
- npr.org

Hawaiian Nuclear False Missile Alert Not An Accident Alex Jones' Infowars

- infowars.com
14 Jan 2018
Alex Jones breaks down how Hawaii's ballistic missile 'false alarm' that plunged the state into panic for 38 minutes was not the result of "pushing the wrong button", but an exercise in predictive programming to get the American people psychologically primed for nuclear war.

Residents "Crying And Screaming" After False "ICBM Threat" Alert Rattles Hawaii Gabbard Slams Trump

14 Jan 2018
Hawaii has been on high alert given claims by North Korea that its newest intercontinental ballistic missile could fly 13,000 kilometers (8,000 miles). If true, that would put even the mainland U.S. within range from Pyongyang. The isolated nation conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on Sept. 3, and launched more than a dozen missiles in the past year.
- zerohedge.com

So are we buying this "wrong button" story

- hotair.com
14 Jan 2018
According to Rapoza, the agency was undergoing a shift change. "During shift change they do a drill and somebody clicked the wrong thing on a computer," he said. To send a meaningful all-clear notice, which appeared about a half hour later ("There is no missile threat or danger to the State of Hawaii. Repeat. False Alarm.") required properly composing and offsending a new ...

Panic in Hawaii as Civil Defense accidentally issues alert for 'inbound ballistic missile threat

14 Jan 2018
"USPACOM has detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii," U.S. Navy Commander Dave Benham, a spokesman for U.S. Pacific Command, said in an email. "Earlier message was sent in error. State of Hawaii will send out a correction message as soon as possible."
- nzherald.co.nz

Hawaii officials say 'false alarm' on alert about inbound ballistic missile

- thehill.com
14 Jan 2018
Hawaii lawmakers quickly decried the false alert, with Sens. Mazie Hirono Mazie Keiko Hirono Democrats turn on Al Franken The Hill's 12:30 Report Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (D-Hawaii) and Brian Schatz Brian Emanuel Schatz Senate panel moves forward with bill to roll back Dodd-Frank GOP on verge of opening Arctic refuge to drilling Dems ...

Australian describes 38 minutes of terror after Hawaii false alarm

14 Jan 2018
David Ige, the governor of Hawaii, told reporters on Saturday someone at the state emergency management centre pushed the "wrong button" during a shift, CNN reported. The US Federal Communications Commission said it would launch a "full investigation" into the accidental alert.
- smh.com.au

Panic Rattles Hawaii After False Missile Alert

- nbcbayarea.com
14 Jan 2018
NBC Philadelphia's anchor Vai Sikahema spoke to MSNBC about receiving the alert. Sikahema said he texted his four college-age children, after none picked up the phone, letting them know he and their mom were in Hawaii. He then told them where they could find a will and insurance information.

PGA Tour golfers in Hawaii freaked out by false ballistic missile alert

14 Jan 2018
Other pro athletes who had loved ones in Hawaii were also scared by the false alarm. The Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns said that "the panic was real" for his girlfriend's family. He added, "We should thank god for every day no matter the struggles and tell our family we love them."
- ftw.usatoday.com
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