Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear
HONOLULU — A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities for approval they didn’t need and then taking another 15 minutes to cancel the alert that was sent to mobile devices statewide.
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Hi old friends on Kauai. First, thank you for publishing this interesting and informative article. I recently moved to Spain on a Retirement Visa, the primary reason being that I am both disgusted and terrified of the current administration and the dangerous errors that are being made by those in the White House. Secondly, as we all realized with the false missile alert, Hawaii is just a tad to close to North Korean missiles for (my) comfort. I have no regrets upon leaving the US. Spain is much less expensive that the US, and particularly Hawaii, where I would be unable to retire on my pension. I will miss the island, and truly hope that a war with North Korea does not endanger the local Hawaii populous.