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FCC says launching full inquiry into false Hawaii missile alert

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Saturday it was launching a "full investigation" into a false wireless emergency alert that a ballistic missile was headed for Hawaii, the chairman of the commission said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 13th, 2018

False missile alert presents learning opportunity for Hawaii businesses

City Mill President and CEO Steven Ai said that while most of his establishments “did admirably” during the scare, his Kaneohe store made the mistake of sending customers home......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018

Saturday"s false missile alert was a "wake-up call" for Hawaii tourism stakeholders

While Hawaii’s tourism industry has not yet seen a negative effect from the false missile alert, state agencies and stakeholders are busy at work trying to keep it that way......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2018

Ige appoints brigadier general to head review of false missile alert

Hawaii Gov. David Ige Monday issued an executive order in which he appointed Brigadier General Kenneth Hara, the Deputy Adjutant General, to oversee the comprehensive review of the state’s emergency management enterprise.  Hara will also immed.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

Japan’s National Broadcaster Accidentally Sent Out a False North Korea Missile Alert

Just three days after a similar incident in Hawaii. Just three days after an employee mistakenly triggered a missile alert in Hawaii, Japan is facing its own false alarm. NHK, Japan's national broadcasting organization, mistaken.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2018

Trump Thinks It"s "Terrific" Hawaii Took Responsibility for the False Missile Alert

“Maybe, eventually, we'll solve the problem so [people] won't have to be so on edge," the president added......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 15th, 2018

U.S. Reviews Emergency-Alert System After Hawaii Mishap

A false warning over an incoming ballistic missile rattled Hawaii on Saturday, exposing what officials say are troubling shortcomings in the network......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Emergency-alert system under review after Hawaii debacle

Federal and local officials are reviewing the U.S. wireless emergency alert system after a false warning over an incoming ballistic missile rattled Hawaii on Saturday, exposing what officials say are troubling shortcomings in the network......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii governor promises false missile alert "will never happen again"

CNN Hawaii Governor David Ige released a statement apologizing for Saturday's false missile alert. Ige confirmed "steps have b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2018

The Hawaii worker who "pressed the wrong button" has been reassigned

Twitter/@rveIvts A worker who sent Hawaii's false missile alert has reportedly been r.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2018

FCC Chair Says Hawaii Lacked ‘Reasonable Safeguards’ to Prevent False Missile Alert

Ajit Pai said that an investigations are.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii Missile Scare: Federal Officials to Probe False Attack Alert That Caused Mass Panic

“Emergency alerts are meant to keep us and our families safe, not to create false panic. We must investigate and we must do better,” tweeted FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 14th, 2018

Trump Stays Silent on Hawaii Missile Alert, Retweets Conspiracy Theorist and Attacks Michael Wolff Instead

Trump has been criticized for his silence on the incident which saw a false incoming missile alert issued by officials in Hawaii......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 14th, 2018

Panic abounds as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii residents, tourists

Hawaii Governor David Ige said 'human error' caused the alert to go out.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii Missile Alert Was Sent in Error, Triggering Panic and Exposing Flaws

The false alert of a ballistic missile attack that unleashed panic across Hawaii was triggered when a state employee accidentally hit the wrong button on a computer, an official said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 14th, 2018

Hawaii Missile-Attack False Alarm Triggered by Clicking Wrong Button

The false alert of a ballistic missile attack that unleashed panic across Hawaii was triggered when a state employee accidentally hit the wrong button on a computer, an official said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 13th, 2018

38 minutes of panic: Here"s how people in Hawaii reacted to a false ballistic missile alert

38 minutes of panic: Here"s how people in Hawaii reacted to a false ballistic missile alert.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

Residents "Crying And Screaming" After False "ICBM Threat" Alert Rattles Hawaii; Gabbard Slams Trump

Update 2: More details are coming out surrounding just how this terrifying false alert impacted Hawaii's citizens.   NBC News reports that the ballistic missile threat left people "crying and screaming" in Hawaii on Saturday, the state's .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 13th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Hawaii officials stir panic with ‘false alarm’ about missile threat

An emergency alert sent to Hawaiians on Saturday warning that a “ballistic missile threat” was “inbound to Hawaii” was a false alarm, according to the state’s Office of Emergency Management......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 13th, 2018

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

Twitter/@rveIvts 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 f.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018

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

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 appea.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2018