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Hawaii anchor posts texts from family after false ballistic missile

13 Jan 2018 A local news anchor from Houston who was in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday posted a screenshot showing several frightened text messages she received after a false emergency alert went out warning of an impending ballistic missile threat to the state. The anchor, Sara Donchey, said on Twitter that her

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency | Emergency Alert System

The Emergency Alert System (EAS) is a public alert and warning system that leverages the communications assets of EAS Participants including terrestrial broadcasters, cable television systems, wireless cable systems, satellite digital audio radio service (SDARS) providers, direct broadcast satellite (DBS) services and

Text message about Hawaii missile alert was a mistake -

14 Jan 2018 AUSSIE tourists holidaying in Hawaii say receiving the ballistic missile emergency alert was “terrifying.”

Emergency Notifications - City and County of Honolulu

8 Feb 2018 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-3078 The City uses a multi-layered system to notify and alert residents and non-residents of disaster or emergencies Local TV and Radio Broadcasts; Emergency Alert System (EAS) notification to TV/Radio/NOAA Weather Radio; Outdoor Warning Siren System; Responders

The texts loved ones sent during the Hawaii missile alert mishap

16 Jan 2018 Hawaiian residents and vacationers spent 38 horrific minutes preparing for an incoming ballistic missile and possible death on Saturday, until the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency corrected a false alarm message.

Ballistic missile Hawaii: mobile alert systems need updating for

16 Jan 2018 The SMS was part of a 2013 trial that saw around 50,000 people around the UK experience what an emergency warning may look like. The message was in stark contrast to the warning sent to everyone in Hawaii on January 13. "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not
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Alerts can be activated when police believe a child has been abducted and is in danger. Sulfur Dioxide Levels. Current sulfur dioxide (SO2) levels due to the Kilauea Volcano in the County of Hawaiʻi. University of Hawaiʻi Emergency Alerts. Alerts for the University community in the event of a natural, health, or civil

Missile threat text alert sent in error after employee pushed wrong

13 Jan 2018 On Saturday morning, emergency officials mistakenly sent out a text alert that read: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.” Emergency officials later confirmed there was no threat to Hawaii. Click here to view the timeline of events. NO missile threat to Hawaii.

Hawaii residents received false emergency alert about an incoming

13 Jan 2018 The notification was quickly labeled a false report: Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard tweeted a screenshot of the alert, saying that it was a false alarm, and that she had confirmed with officials that there was no danger to the island. Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency likewise confirmed that

Hawaii's false alarm: how emergency systems work - Vox

18 Jan 2018 For 38 minutes on January 13, residents and tourists in Hawaii scrambled to react to a terrifying emergency alert on their phones that read: “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” It was a false alarm — Hawaii's Emergency Management

Hawaii Missile Alert Wasn't Accidental, Officials Say, Blaming Worker

30 Jan 2018 WASHINGTON — The Hawaii emergency management services worker who sent a false alert warning of an incoming ballistic missile this month had a long history of poor performance and sent the warning because he thought the state faced an actual threat, officials said on Tuesday. The mistake, which

Hawaii Panics After Alert About Incoming Missile Is Sent in Error

12 Jan 2018 An early-morning emergency alert mistakenly warning of an incoming ballistic missile attack was dispatched to cellphones across Hawaii on Saturday, setting off widespread panic in a state that was already on edge because of escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea. The alert, sent

Hawaii missile alert: How one employee 'pushed the wrong button

14 Jan 2018 Shortly after 8 a.m. local time Saturday, an employee at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency settled in at the start of his shift. Among his duties that day was to initiate an internal test of the emergency missile warning system: essentially, to practice sending an emergency alert to the public without

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