‘A hell of a way to wake up’

  • Pam Varma

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hawaii Government Employees Association members get updated on the missile alert Saturday, which rescheduled the Martin Luther King Day march, at HGEA headquarters in Lihue.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Hawaii Government Employees Association member Duke Nakamatsu uses his phone to supplement television news coverage of the missile alert that rescheduled the Martin Luther King Day march Saturday, at HGEA headquarters in Lihue.

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island

    Signs from the Martin Luther King Day march are in the foreground as Hawaii Government Employees Association member Duke Nakamatsu listens to television news accounts for updates on the missile alert Saturday at the HGEA headquarters in Lihue.

  • Tod Walker

  • Sarah Ridenour

  • Andy Gonzales

  • Andrew Jansen

Jerald Colobong of Puhi received a text on his phone while he was still sleeping Saturday morning, and the notification about a “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII” snapped him up.

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