Everyone in Hawaii just got a pretty horrifying push alert.
— Michelle Broder Van Dyke (@michellebvd) January 13, 2018
But there is no missile. It was a mistake.
HAWAII – THIS IS A FALSE ALARM. THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE TO HAWAII. I HAVE CONFIRMED WITH OFFICIALS THERE IS NO INCOMING MISSILE. pic.twitter.com/DxfTXIDOQs
— Tulsi Gabbard (@TulsiGabbard) January 13, 2018
What a massive screw up!
This was my phone when I woke up just now. I'm in Honolulu, #Hawaii and my family is on the North Shore. They were hiding in the garage. My mom and sister were crying. It was a false alarm, but betting a lot of people are shaken. @KPRC2 pic.twitter.com/m6EKxH3QqQ
— Sara Donchey (@KPRC2Sara) January 13, 2018
Heads are going to roll.
HI Gov tells CNN "It was a mistake made during a standard procedure at the change over of a shift and an employee pushed the wrong button,"
— Noah Gray (@NoahGrayCNN) January 13, 2018