Targeting Hawaii would mean instant retaliation and the end of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his regime, he told himself.
"With the threat of missiles from North Korea on people's minds, the state reintroduced the Cold War-era warning siren tests last month that drew worldwide attention".
It turned out the alert was a mistake due to a worker's hitting the wrong button during a routine procedure. Consider the image below.
Addressing reporters later in the day, Ige said the error happened during shift change when emergency management employees ensured systems were properly functioning.
State officials said in a news conference Saturday they are now suspending tests of the system until the investigation is done.
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted there was no threat about 10 minutes after the initial alert, but that didn't reach people who aren't on the social media platform. But high-profile examples of alerts not being used - during the Northern California wildfires in October, for example - illustrate the ongoing discussion being had within emergency management.
After seeing the emergency missile warning on her own phone, Bush said she rushed inside and checked the television, which was beginning to sound the emergency warning, along with a screen crawl issuing a similar alert.
The FCC is in the midst of investigating the missile scare, Pai said.
If a future employee is just as perplexed by the menu below, at least now they can select "BMD False Alarm" to cancel a missile alert more quickly.
"Hawaii is so far to the left, it's incredible".
(ExtremeTech would like to respectfully inform the FCC that no one puts two spaces after a period anymore).
Depending on the situation, United Kingdom authorities generally suggest moving away from the immediate source of danger and following the instructions of the emergency services, who may ask residents to remove outer clothing, or undergo some form of decontamination such as showering. At the same time, obsessing over a mistake in that system seems to somewhat miss the larger point.
"For a few frightening minutes, the USA military got ready for a nuclear war", writes Scott Sagan, whose 1993 book The Limits of Safety walked readers through a terrifying litany of nuclear near-misses and argued that our command-and-control systems are not as infallible as we think they are. "The problem locally is that state government rolled out a program before there were best practices".