• Justin Thomas on false alarm in Hawaii: 'My life flashed before my eyes'

    9 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    There was panic at the Sony Open on Saturday following the mistaken transmission of an alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile.
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  • False alarm sends Hawaiian tourists, locals into panic mode

    False alarm sends Hawaiian tourists, locals into panic mode

    9 monthes ago - By ABC

    Many people in Hawaii woke Saturday to a text alert or saw on TV a message: Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.
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  • 'We made a mistake' Hawaii sends false missile alert

    9 monthes ago - By Boston Herald

    HONOLULU - A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake. Hawaii officials apologized repeatedly and said the alert was sent when someone hit the wrong button during a shift change. They vowed to ensure it would never happen again. "We made a mistake," said Hawaii Emergency Management Agency Administrator Vern Miyagi.
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  • Missile-threat alert strikes fear in Hawaii

    9 monthes ago - By Union Leader

    Emergency alerts sent to the cellphones of Hawaii residents Saturday warning of a ballistic missile threat were a false alarm, officials said. Nevertheless, the messages, reportedly sent by mistake, alarmed those in a state where fears of an attack by North Korea have been heightened in recent months.Shortly after 8 a.m. local time...
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  • 'Ballistic missile threat' warning in Hawaii a false alarm

    9 monthes ago - By NBC News

    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, tweeted Saturday morning that 'this is a false alarm. There is no incoming missile to Hawaii.'
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