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Hawaiian Officials Issue False ‘Inbound Ballistic Missile Threat’ Emergency Alert +Video

Saturday, January 13, 2018 12:14
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By Tyler Durden  /  ZeroHedge

Shortly after 8am local time Saturday, Hawaii’s emergency alert system sent out a shocking tweet to its citizens: ”Ballistic Missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek Immediate shelter, This is not a drill.”

The emergncy alert was sent to all cellphones…

And interrupted Hawaiian TV…

Timothy Burke✔@bubbaprog

The moment the EAS alert interrupted Hawaiian TV is terrifying

10:31 AM – Jan 13, 2018

Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency responded 20 minutes later…

Hawaii EMA✔@Hawaii_EMA

NO missile threat to Hawaii.

10:20 AM – Jan 13, 2018 · Honolulu, HI

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Repoza confirmed it’s a false alarm. He says the agency is trying to determine what happened.

And Rep. Tulsi Gabbard quickly took to Twitter to confirm the emergency alert a false alarm…

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Tulsi Gabbard✔@TulsiGabbard


10:19 AM – Jan 13, 2018

U.S. Pacific Command spokesman Cmdr. David Benham said in a statement that PACOM “has detected no ballistic missile threat to Hawaii” and that an “earlier message was sent in error.”

Hawaiians on Twitter are not happy about this false alarm and who can blame them.

@MatthewBringas - Fuck u hawaii alert system

@KDombri - This mistake caused me to cry…I had a the best morning until I got this stupid notification

@mastermindhi - Held my babies and prayed

@MichaelRobison – So, is this truly a mistake?!!!?? Sirens are going off and people are in absolute panic….

In the last month they have begun preparations for a nuclear attack, as’s Mac Slavo details…

The previously retired air raid warning sirens from the Cold War era in Hawaii will be wailing again come December. Only this time, it’s due to the rising tensions between the United States and North Korea.

Hawaii has long been a military defense outpost, sparking fears that North Korea could target the island.

 “I suppose that’s necessary as a precaution,” said Ted Tsukiyama, a Hawaiian resident, and WWII veteran.

“But I don’t think North Korea is gonna attack,” Tsukiyama said. “They’d be foolish to threaten South Korea or Japan or the United States.”

But the concerns are growing as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has repeatedly threatened to drop a bomb over the Pacific Ocean, and President Donald Trump has threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” and designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.  In turn, North Korea has continually failed to abide by the United Nations sanctions placed on them, as they advance their weapons of mass destruction.

Sirens were installed around Hawaii after the second world war started, according to Tsukiyama, and there would be periodic tests.

“I remember hearing the sirens going off. The radio would give us a warning: ‘This is only a test, don’t get alarmed,’” said Tsukiyama, who was born and raised in Hawaii.

According to Vern Miyagi, administrator of the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), which is part of the state’s Department of Defense, the chances North Korea will act are unlikely, but making sure Hawaii is prepared is still vital. 

“If North Korea launches against us or our allies, the retaliation would be complete and they would defeat North Korea’s ambition to continue its regime. The regime would probably end,” explained Miyagi.

He notes Hawaii is protected under the U.S. Pacific Command’s defensive umbrella, the anti-ballistic missile system, and it is home to the Pacific Command, the military’s headquarters for the Asia-Pacific region.

Miyagi has pointed out that “Hawaii is a likely target because we’re closer to North Korea than most of the continental United States… As we track the news and see tests, both missile launches, and nuclear tests, it’s the elephant in the room. We can’t ignore it. People of Hawaii need to know what Hawaii is doing in preparation for this.” 

Hawaii has been ramping up their preparations in advance for a potential nuclear attack by North Korea.

The Aloha State is currently attempting to educate its 1.4 million residents, as well as its visitors, on how to prepare for a nuclear attack.  Hawaii has become one of the first states in the nation to initiate a nuclear preparedness campaign and starting December 1, it will reinstate the “attack warning” siren, which it hasn’t tested since the Cold War. The siren will follow the monthly “attention alert” signal, which warns people of an incoming tsunami or hurricane.

The state has also been holding community meetings and broadcasting public service announcements on TV and the radio to prepare people for a possible attack.  Gone are the days of “duck and cover” during the Cold War; today, the mantra is “shelter in place,” preferably in a concrete structure. Officials also recommend having enough food and water to survive for 48 hours and being prepared with supplies to last up to 14 days.

If North Korea launches a missile, officials estimate it would only take 20 minutes to reach its destination.  It would take about five minutes for the United States government to determine where the missile is going, which would leave about 12 to 15 minutes to warn the public.

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  • CaptAmerica

    Democrats can’t get anything right.

  • Anonymous

    Back in Sep. 2013, Charleston Harbor was going to be nuked with a B61-11 bomb moved out of Dryess AFB without a paper trail. Someone ratted on the plot and the TX police stopped the truck and the bomb was picked up just outside of Charleston. Here are the names of the US Senators who were involved in the plot:

    Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) (by proxy – was absent due to the Jewish holiday), Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.), Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), Christopher Coons (D-Del.), Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), Tim Kaine (D-Va.). Ranking member Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Sens. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and Sen. Lindsey Graham.
    Lindsey Graham Says Charleston Harbor Could Be Attacked: Missing US Nukes in Texas on Way to SC?

  • patann

    Why Did This Happen?

    -What a wake up call, I couldn’t have done better myself, too bad they’re just settle back into a Noah’s day normalcy bias, only how do you take this area pending with such cataclysms right now and plan for the real attack, altars and grab bags remember? This all read like a scene right out of my book character, Silverton Nicholas where something similar happens, the US West Pacific, emergency alerts, alarms burning their hearts, ears. The two jump into this car, speeding like a bat out of hell, right into this head on collision, only the next time Silverton Nicholas wake, he may as be on another planet, only another era, another country, thousand upon thousands of miles away from home, and there is no driver.
    -Then if this too impossible to explain isn’t enough, there’s a little miya girl of come apocalypse sitting the back seat of the car, and all this surreality is come along a slew of outboard traffic, as inbound traffic is no more. Daringly, what’s waiting ahead isn’t just a toll booth, but one totaling two quarters of the earth inhabitants, though I Apostle THEY call me, 2017, woke up from this exact, unthinkable, featurite. Instead this impossible adventure is what my book character is explaining to a pesky inquirer, Torrance, of how he, a Wyomian, woke up along what could’ve been only a short space in El Salvador along this indescribable not only lost of time, but everything the American dream, beware, Apb, The RAM, see mpre here

  • Pink Slime

    Hawaii is a Democrap State. Greed, incompetence, corruption is common place there. The old-boy network and Unions run that place.

    Running it the ground in a astonishing way of waste. They are building an elevated rail (that very few people will use) at a cost of HALF A BILLION a mile. Runs for 20 miles. You do the math.

    It’s an UGLY MESS!! And is symbolic (most appropriately) of the UGLINESS of their corrupt Democrap government. The mayo there always has this stupid SLY GRIN on his face. :twisted:

  • Daryl 010

    WHO is in control of fake news, false flags and ongoing false alarms as scare/fear tactics? I dont care if you think its the reptilians, somebody is trying to control us by deception, mind-control, propaganda and lies! You know the list by now, dont you? Follow the money, wealthy elites & Corps first (NWO communists). Deep State (leftist communist puppets) next.

    I’ll tell you who I think its NOT, because they were blamed first (in this order) 1. the Emergency Broadcast controllers, 2. the Pacific Fleet on duty, 3. the NK’s, 4. Russia, 5. China.

    Anybody who saw the alert on their phones would have done well to disbelieve it, no matter how threatening the corrupt gangsters always are. People often are unharmed, except psychologically (in psy-ops).

    Dispite the near constant threats of war to make us very afraid, dont believe them either. The liars are losing and they are desperate. Nobody with a reasoning mind believed Las Vegas because there were crisis actors there. Duh! Why do they let terrorist actors operate here? Agenda, what agenda?

  • kletus_ledbetter

    LOL, this is what happens when you got a bunch of liberal looser democrats running the alarm network. BwahahAHAHAHAHAHAHAH.
    Scared the shit out of themselves.

    • Daryl 010

      I think you mean they scared the SHILL out of themselves! Ha ha ha!


    The civil defence siren’s did not go off . I knew it was B.S. … Had it been a real threat you would have seen the military going nuts . if it were real then hit the manholes and head in sewers , H-3 tunnel , or any tunnels . there is multiple defense’s the U.S. against ICBM . Destroying hawaii would affect all oceans and life on planet , not to mention the tsunami would hit all coastal shores including the Antarctic . Who created this false alert , why did the globalist do this is what we should be asking . If it was a computer error then the programmer of that program shoulders be gel accountable .

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