Breaking: Hawaii Sends Emergency ‘Not a Drill’ Incoming Ballistic Warning; Turns Out to Be Bogus

The government of Hawaii scared the populace with a text message to cellphone users just after 8 a.m. local time Saturday alerting them to an incoming ballistic missile. The alert was reportedly repeated on television broadcasts. It turned out to be be bogus.

Hawaii has been on edge this year over North Korea’s threats to nuke the United States that have been backed up by missile and nuclear bomb tests.

“They just interrupted the basketball game briefly on CBS to announce there was possibly a missile inbound to Hawaii that may impact in the air or water somewhere in the area of the state. Reiterated this is not a drill”

These are just a few of many concerned posts.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard posted a statement that the alert was a false alarm, “HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE.”


A civilian reported they were told the wrong button was pushed during a civil defense drill, “Called 911…Operator said it’s a drill of Civil Defense emergency system but someone pushed the wrong buttons…No missile is headed toward the State of Hawaii REPEAT….NO MISSILE IS HEADED TOWARD THE STATE OF HAWAII.”

Great way to start the day.

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