False missile alert causes panic in Hawaii

Hawaii missile threat

Chambers said she thought about going to a shelter on the military base, but there wasn't time to get there.

"Everybody was freaking out back home", Hickman said.

PGA tour player John Peterson was taking part in the Sony Open in Hawaii. Workers streamed into the clubhouse trying to seek cover in the locker room, which was filled with the players' golf bags; they huddled in the kitchen instead.

Even though the state says almost 93 percent of the islands' 386 sirens worked properly during the December test, 12 mistakenly played an ambulance siren.

Many people said they are resigned to the fact that there is little they can actually do if a missile was to be launched toward the remote island chain, especially with only about 15 minutes of warning time for a strike from North Korea.

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"When we had lunch the employees and our server totally admitted that they are not ready for this at all; nobody has a plan of action", he said.

Jeff and his wife are on vacation in Maui celebrating their 10-year wedding anniversary. "Total freaking out, not really concerned and didn't believe it was happening and then people where just kind of in shock, that's the third".

White House spokesperson Lindsay Walters referred all questions about the alert to the Department of Defense. They have also added a cancellation protocol that can be instituted within seconds, he said.

The shore at the Banzai Pipeline was busy on Saturday morning, with those eager to watch the huge swell coming in at the famous surf break. "There needs to be tough and quick accountability and a fixed process". "False Alarm", it read. "I was thinking 'I'm never going to say goodbye to my husband'".

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard also posted to Twitter soon after the initial alert, reassuring citizens that she has confirmed with officials that "there is no incoming missile" and told CNN's Jake Tapper the alert was "inadvertent".

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During the Cold War there were many false alarms. She only knew about the threat because Williams had called her. And just immediately everything came to me at once.

It turned out that a training tape had been mistakenly inserted in an early-warning system computer.

Waddell is the only one of the three traveling with the President this weekend.

Others were outraged. Hawaii U.S. Sen. "It would be unexpected", she said. He said he did not know if anyone would be disciplined for the mistake.

"HI-EMA has already taken measures to ensure that an incident such as the one that occurred this morning does not happen again".

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