The false alarm alerting Hawaiians of an incoming ballistic missile was caused by “human error,” according to Hawaii Governor David Ige. Residents received a terrifying false alarm on Saturday announcing that a ballistic missile was headed their way and advising immediate action to take shelter....

  • Report released on false missile alert, cites human error
    LIHUE — The feds say Hawaii has made strides in strengthening its emergency alert system, but urges more training after the Jan. 13 incoming missile alert that sent Hawaii scurrying for cover. A report issued Tuesday from the Federal Communications ...
    04/11/2018 - 2:29 am | View Link
  • FCC report on false missile alert released
    The Federal Communications Commission's investigation into Hawaii's false missile alert reveals a number of discrepancies within the state's emergency management system. After a nearly three month investigation, the FCC found the false alert on January 13 ...
    04/10/2018 - 5:46 pm | View Link
  • 38 minutes to notify the public on false missile alert could have been avoided, says FCC
    The Federal Communications Commission released its overview report and recommendations in connection with Hawaii's false emergency missile alert. The controversial event on January 13, triggered mass panic and left many outraged after it took the Hawaii ...
    04/10/2018 - 1:39 pm | View Link
  • FCC’s final report on false missile alert cites human error and poor safeguards
    The FCC this morning released its full report on the false missile alert in Hawaii, finding a “combination of human error and inadequate safeguards” and issuing a lengthy list of recommendations. After the Jan. 13 false missile alert was sent by the ...
    04/10/2018 - 10:53 am | View Link
  • PACOM: We made mistakes too after false missile alert was triggered
    The testimony was delivered at a U.S. Senate hearing on the false missile alert at the East-West Center. U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, said the military's decision to trigger alarms wasn't trivial. "It was sort of alarming that the alarms went off at ...
    04/7/2018 - 1:39 am | View Link
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  • 2018 Hawaii false missile alert
    On January 13, 2018, a false ballistic missile alert was issued via the Emergency Alert System and Commercial Mobile Alert System over television, radio, and cellphones in the U.S. state of Hawaii.
    04/12/2018 - 11:21 am | View Website
  • False missile alert spurs hysteria, panic in Hawaii
    Hawaii was woken up Saturday morning by a false ballistic missile threat alert sent to Hawaii phones.
    04/11/2018 - 8:34 pm | View Website
  • Hawaii false missile alert reveals shocking ...
    The false alert yesterday that informed Hawaiians a missile was inbound and told for residents to seek shelter was caused by an employee of the Emergency Management Agency pushing "the wrong button" during a shift change.
    04/10/2018 - 8:39 am | View Website
  • Hawaii missile alert: False alarm warning broadcast
    A false missile alert was broadcast in Hawaii urging people to take shelter.
    04/10/2018 - 3:24 am | View Website
  • Emails detail how senior U.S. military officers grappled ...
    The Hawaii government’s erroneous warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack caused confusion at U.S. military facilities, frustrating senior officers and causing them to question procedures for communicating with state officials, according to emails obtained by The Washington Post. The ...
    02/17/2018 - 6:42 pm | View Website
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