Hawaii False Alarm

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Missile threat alert for Hawaii a false alarm officials blame employee who pushed wrong button Washington CNN An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a “ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to state leaders and . CNN How did a drill at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency go so wrong and create so much panic? Investigations conducted internally and by the Federal Communications Commission have been digging into what led to the false ballistic missile alert earlier this month..A second message, sent minutes later, described the first as a “false alarm”. State officials blamed a miscommunication during a drill at the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency for the first message. Governor David Ige publicly apologized for the erroneous alert, which caused panic and disruption throughout the .The emergency management worker who sent a false missile alert that led to a terrifying minutes for Hawaii earlier this month said the worker believed the threat was real, according to a preliminary federal investigation. “A combination of human error and inadequate safeguards contributed to this false .