FALSE ALARM – Hawaii Residents Get Frightening Alert On Phones and TV of Incoming Ballistic Missile
By Kathleen Joyce, Nicole Darrah Fox News // January 13, 2018
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweets there was “NO missile threat”
ABOVE VIDEO: Hawaiians receive a false alarm of incoming missile
(FOX NEWS) – Hawaii emergency officials confirmed Saturday that an alert warning that a ballistic missile was inbound to the island was a mistake.
Earlier Saturday, Hawaiian citizens reported receiving an emergency alert on their phone that stated: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.”
House Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, tweeted in regard to the alert: “HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE.”
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted that there was “NO missile threat” to the state.
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HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE. pic.twitter.com/DxfTXIDOQs
— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) January 13, 2018
NO missile threat to Hawaii.
— Hawaii EMA (@Hawaii_EMA) January 13, 2018
BREAKING VIDEO: More footage obtained by The Anon Journal shows the Emergency Action Notification for an inbound Ballistic Missile to Hawaii being broadcast on other TV stations in Hawaii. pic.twitter.com/yXC7dqLmlv
— The Anon Journal (@TheAnonJournal) January 13, 2018
Electronic signs displaying this in Honolulu right now pic.twitter.com/Tln9HLNg4g
— Anthony Quintano (@AnthonyQuintano) January 13, 2018
AGAIN FALSE ALARM. What happened today is totally inexcusable. The whole state was terrified. There needs to be tough and quick accountability and a fixed process.
— Brian Schatz (@brianschatz) January 13, 2018