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A vacation, then a terrifying alert: Four Barstow High graduates in Hawaii when missile threat looms

What followed was a blitz in two different directions: Gohl and Cabello to the hotel's basement and the Schmidts to a solitary, first-floor hideout behind a wall near an entrance for Disney cast members. They were in Hawaii to celebrate a birthday, staying at a Disney resort marketed as the "ultimat

VICTORVILLE DAILY PRESS - 2018-01-17 03:37:36

Missile attack broadcast turns Hawaii vacation 'pretty damned scary'

People in the Hawaiian islands received a frightening alert on Saturday, suggesting the islands were under attack. It proved to be a false alarm.Steve Smith was out taking photos of the sunrise on Kauai, the oldest of the main Hawaiian Islands, when an alert was accidentally sent, warning an enemy m

SALISBURYINDEPENDENT.NET - 2018-01-17 03:15:54

38 excruciating minutes in Hawaii reveal key questions

(CNN)For 38 excruciating minutes last weekend, many people in Hawaii believed they were under missile attack. Some of them were convinced they were going to die -- that Saturday, the 13th of January, was their last day. They hugged their children. They prayed. They uttered a few final farewells. An

CNN - 2018-01-17 03:12:48

Hawaii emergency agency password caught on a Post-it in public photo

If you thought there was nothing worse to put on a Post-it note than a break-up letter, think again. On Tuesday, a photo of an employee at Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency, which was originally published in July, made the internet rounds because of something hiding on the man's computer. For ref

MASHABLE - 2018-01-16 23:54:04

Photog who's shot Katy Perry and Adele worried her mom would get nuked in Hawaii

Magic Johnson and Diana Ross were reportedly in Hawaii when last weekend's fake missile alert struck the island.(Cory Lum/AP) Hot shot photographer Jeaneen Lund has worked with outrageous personalities, including Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Florence Welch, Adele, Kesha and the Pussy Riot band members -

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 23:00:00

'The stress brought on a heart attack': Man, 51, suffered a massive HEART ATTACK in Hawaii minutes after false missile alert plunged the state into chaos

Sean Shields, 51, started violently throwing up while at the beach on OahuHe called his 10-year-old daughter and adult son to say goodbye amid the alertDrove himself and girlfriend, Brenda Reichel, to a health center, where he collapsedMedical staff performed CPR and transported the man to a hospita

DAILY MAIL - 2018-01-16 23:28:32

United Airlines flight to Hawaii diverts to San Francisco after bathrooms reached capacity because they had not been serviced before takeoff

Passengers headed to Hawaii had to make an unscheduled stop in California after the bathrooms on a United Airlines flight reached full capacity. Flight 1219 was supposed to be a direct flight Sunday morning from Denver, Colorado to Kauai, but about five hours into the trip the pilot announced that t

DAILY MAIL - 2018-01-17 00:29:26

The U.S. Congress will probe how Hawaii sent out an erroneous alert about an incoming missile

Congressional lawmakers plan to probe how Hawaii officials sent an erroneous emergency alert to its citizens' smartphones warning of an incoming ballistic missile - and what the United States government can do to prevent another, similar mishap. The scrutiny will come in the form of a hearing before

RECODE - 2018-01-16 23:40:02

Hawaiians React to a False Alarm of an Impending Attack

Cellphones across Honolulu buzzed on Saturday morning with an erroneous alert about a missile threat. It was not retracted for 38 minutes, and state officials say they can now issue corrected alerts faster.Credit Eugene Tanner/Agence France-Presse - Getty Images To the Editor: Re "Panic in Hawaii a

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-01-16 22:19:25

'20 minutes of panic and crying': Augie grad stuck in Hawaii describes missile scare

HONOLULU - Augustana College graduate and Chicagoan Amanda Wolff and her husband have had a heck of a time in Hawaii. First, as Amanda told WQAD's sister station WGN, their trip back to the Windy City had to be cancelled when she went into early labor. And if that wasn't stressful enough, while she

WQAD - 2018-01-16 22:10:24

Hawaiian Airlines Fares to Hawaii from $357 roundtrip

Hawaiian Airlines via Dealbase offers Roundtrip Flights to Hawaii starting at $356.99. (On the DealBase landing page, click "Hawaiian Airlines" in the top line to see this sale.) This price is based on flights from Los Angeles, CA, (LAX) with arrival in Lihue, HI, (LIH) departing on January 30, and

CNET - 2018-01-16 23:46:11

Yes, that is a password stuck to a screen at Hawaii's emergency management HQ

In this July photo, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency's current operations officer Jeffrey Wong stands in front of a computer with a Post-It note bearing a password. (Image: AP) A line and a single word separated the test missile alert from the real oneA line and a single word separated the test mi

HAWAIINEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-17 00:27:02

Hawaii State Hospital escapee pleads not guilty, trial set for March

A patient who left Hawaii State Hospital and flew to San Jose has pleaded not guilty to escape. Randall Saito entered his plea from Oahu Community Correctional Center. His bail was set at a half-million dollars. Saito had fake IDs, cell phones, and thousands of dollars in cash when he took a charter

KHON2 - 2018-01-16 22:53:17

Initial Travel Demand for Hawai'i Unaffected by False Missile Alert

George D. Szigeti The president and CEO of the Hawai'i Tourism Authority (HTA), George D. Szigeti, provided the following update on HTA's monitoring of travel demand for the Hawaiian Islands after a false alert of an inbound missile to Hawai'i was mistakenly issued on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, by the

BIGISLANDNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 22:30:00

Waikoloa Beach Resort Real Estate Update for Q4 2017

Waikoloa Beach Resort is a beautiful resort located on the West Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. This world famous Kohala Coast resort contains everything to make your Hawaiian experience complete. Waikoloa Beach Resort is home to the Hilton Waikoloa Village Hotel and the Waikoloa Beach Marriott R

ACTIVERAIN - 2018-01-17 01:11:00

Japan sends false North Korean missile alert days after Hawaii made the same mistake

TOKYO - Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii. NHK television issued the message on its internet and mobile news

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 18:26:14

Hawaii's emergency alert interface looks straight out of the '90s

No one who's used a long-running government website expects such things to be fancy - just functional. But there's a limit to what can be tolerated, and I believe we've reached it with Hawaii's emergency alert system, which is so dated that it would be hilarious if it hadn't just caused a statewide

TECHCRUNCH - 2018-01-16 18:43:38

Here's the incomprehensible screen that led Hawaii to send a terrifying missile alert by mistake

A screengrab from a Twitter account showing a missile warning for HawaiiThomson ReutersA photo of the poor user interface used by the operator who sent a terrifying alert to Hawaii residents on Saturday telling them about an inbound ballistic missile has been released.The interface is unclear and fe

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2018-01-16 19:36:00

The interface to send out a missile alert in Hawaii is, as expected, quite bad

The Honolulu Civil Beat claims to have obtained a picture of the interface used to send out tests and missile alerts to the people of Hawaii, and it's not pretty. It appears the employee who sent out the mobile and broadcast missile alert that sent Hawaii into a panic for 38 minutes on Saturday was

ARS TECHNICA - 2018-01-16 18:00:00

Hawaii's false missile alert takes center stage on late-night TV

Hawaii's false missile alert scare on Saturday was certainly no joke at the time - but it's now become the center of late-night television. In "Jimmy Kimmel Live!," Kimmel joked about the long wait time between when the alert first came out and when officials confirmed it was a false alarm. "For 38

HAWAIINEWSNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 20:58:35