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Hawaii news anchor posts terrified texts she received after a false alarm about an impending ballistic missile threat

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A local news anchor in Hawaii posted a screenshot showing several frightened text messages she received after a false emergency alert went out warning of an impending ballistic missile threat to the state.
The anchor, Sara Donchey, said on Twitter that her family also lived in the state.
"They were hiding in the garage," Donchey tweeted. "My mom and sister were crying. It was a false alarm, but betting a lot of people are shaken."
Sara Donchey, an anchor at local NBC affiliate KPRC2 in Honolulu, Hawaii, woke up to a string of terrified texts after an emergency alert went...
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The false Hawaii missile alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button, governor says

The false Hawaii missile alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button, governor says

9 monthes ago   |   By

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A false alarm was broadcast to Hawaii on Saturday warning of an inbound ballistic missile, causing widespread panic.
Officials quickly confirmed afterward that the alert was a false alarm and had been sent out by mistake.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige said the alert was caused by an employee pushing the wrong button by accident.
Hawaii Gov. David Ige said Saturday that a false alarm warning the entire state of an inbound ballistic missile earlier that day occurred because someone accidentally "pressed the wrong button" during an employee shift change.
"It was a mistake made during...
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White House says false ballistic missile threat was 'purely a state exercise' in Hawaii

White House says false ballistic missile threat was 'purely a state exercise' in Hawaii

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An emergency alert went out Saturday morning warning Hawaii of an incoming ballistic missile threat.
The alert turned out to be a false alarm.
As state officials quickly worked to address the mistake, the White House released a statement in which it appeared to distance itself from the situation in Hawaii.
The White House appeared to distance itself from a colossal mix-up that resulted in a false alert being sent out in Hawaii warning of an impending ballistic missile threat.
President Donald Trump was on his golf course at the Mar-a-Lago luxury resort in Florida when the situation...
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Video shows the horrifying moment when a false ballistic missile threat alert interrupted a soccer game on TV in Hawaii

Video shows the horrifying moment when a false ballistic missile threat alert interrupted a soccer game on TV in Hawaii

9 monthes ago   |   By

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People in Hawaii woke up to a frightening emergency alert Saturday morning which warned of an impending missile targeting the state. It was a false alarm.
The alert interrupted radio and TV stations across the state.
Watch the harrowing moment when it disrupted a soccer game.
People in Hawaii were sent into a panic Saturday morning when they received the following emergency alert on their phones: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill."
State officials quickly retracted the warning and clarified that there...
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Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

Panic ensues after false alarm warns of incoming ballistic missile threat to Hawaii

9 monthes ago   |   By

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People in Hawaii were sent into a panic Saturday morning when they got an emergency alert on their phones that said, "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill."
Officials said quickly after that the alert went out by mistake and was a false alarm.
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted , "NO missile threat to Hawaii."
A Hawaii EMA spokesman also told BuzzFeed News that they were in the process of sending another message to cancel the initial alert.
"It was part of a drill that was going on," they said.
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