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Oops… Hawaii governor was late in retracting false missile alert because he ‘forgot’ Twitter logon

Governor of Hawaii David Ige failed to avert moments of horror for citizens caused by a false ballistic missile alert as he did not know the login and password for his Twitter account, local media have reported. On January 13, an emergency alert of an incoming ballistic missile and calls to seek shelter caused panic among Hawaii residents. It took ...

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False alarm fallout: Hawaii lawmakers divided over missile early warning system

Hawaiian Senator Brian Schatz says his state will work on revamping its early-warning protocols in the wake of Saturday’s chaotic ballistic missile warning. Officials took more than 35 minutes to cancel the alert sent to mobile devices warning of an incoming missile – a lag that has revealed deep dysfunction in both state and federal responses. Speaking to the Honolulu ...

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‘Won’t happen again’: Hawaii officials apologize, blame missile warning fiasco on ‘human error’

Faced with a public outcry following a false missile alert, Hawaiian officials apologized, saying an automated method of retracting warnings will be introduced and two employees, instead of one, will handle it in the future. “We did everything that we can, immediately, to ensure that it will never happen again… so a single person will not be able to make ...

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‘Whole state was terrified’: Hawaii urges ‘tough & quick’ reprisal for bogus missile alert

After the entire state of Hawaii suffered an almighty scare over an imminent missile attack warning, angry officials and the public are calling for “tough and quick accountability” for the “totally inexcusable” mishap. “The whole state was terrified,” said Hawaiian US senator Brian Schatz following the false alarm on Saturday morning, which went uncorrected for 38 minutes. He called for ...

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‘This is not a drill’: Hawaii gets ballistic missile alert ‘by mistake’

Published time: 13 Jan, 2018 18:49 Edited time: 13 Jan, 2018 18:58 A text warning of an imminent incoming ballistic missile, which urged residents to “seek immediate shelter” was “accidentally” issued by Hawaii Civil Defense, briefly stirring panic and confusion on social media. DETAILS TO FOLLOW HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. ...

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Fears of nuclear Trumpocalypse prompt Hawaii to reinstate Cold War-era attack sirens

Published time: 28 Nov, 2017 19:12 Edited time: 28 Nov, 2017 19:47 Hawaii’s decommissioned nuclear attack sirens will get another chance to warn Americans of impending atomic doom. After collecting dust for three decades, the warning system has been reinstated amid growing fears of war with North Korea. The state’s emergency management officials announced that the vintage air-raid sirens will ...

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Hawaii adopts nuclear attack warning signal amid North Korea tensions

The US State of Hawaii is preparing to introduce a new ‘attack warning’ signal that would notify the islanders of a potential nuclear strike threat emanating from North Korea. “Starting December 1, a second tool – the attack warning signal will be added” to its emergency response system, Hawaii Emergency Management Administrator Vern Miyagi announced Wednesday.“The attack warning signal advises ...

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US Supreme Court dropped Hawaii travel ban case

Published time: 24 Oct, 2017 18:03 Edited time: 24 Oct, 2017 18:55 The US Supreme Court has vacated a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals against President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting several Muslim-majority countries, citing that the provisions have “expired by [their] own terms.” On Tuesday, the nine Justice ruled that they would not hear legal arguments ...

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Hawaii judge blocks Trump’s travel ban

HomeAmerica Published time: 17 Oct, 2017 18:57 Get short URL A federal judge in Hawaii has granted a temporary restraining order against President Donald Trump’s latest travel ban, saying it was violating immigration law. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT America

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UFC's Daniel Cormier's in Hawaii as John Jones Treads Water After Failing Steroid Drug Test

UFC’s Daniel CormierFun in the SunBefore I Get My Title Back!!! 8/26/2017 12:00 PM PDT Exclusive Photos Daniel Cormier looked suspicious as he waded in the waters of Hawaii … as the UFC Light Heavyweight championship belt hangs in the balance. TMZ Sports broke the story … Jon Jones may not have fought a fair fight when he ko’d Cormier ...

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