For 38 minutes on Saturday, Hawaii was sent into absolute terror and panic.
Hawaii residents and visitors were shocked and alarmed when they recieved a text notication that read, “EMERGENCY ALERT. BALLISTIC MISSLE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.”
Rightly so, people panicked. They called their loved ones, started weeping, ran to find any sort of shelter. It was like a horror movie had come to life, springing into action without giving anyone a chance to process.
Turns out, it was a horrible false alarm.