'Wrong button' pushed caused ballistic missile alert mistake - governor of Hawaii

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Associated Press

A false alert that Hawaii was under the threat of being hit by a ballistic missile was caused by someone pushing the wrong button, according to the governor of Hawaii.

The alert stated there was a threat "inbound to Hawaii".
Source: Associated Press

David Ige said on Saturday that an investigation was underway into the error, adding that it occurred during a shift change.

Kiwi Krysia Lanigan said she received the emergency alert.
Source: 1 NEWS

The alert stated there was a threat "inbound to Hawaii" and urged residents to seek shelter. The alert also warned that "this is not a drill."

The alert stated there was a threat "inbound to Hawaii".
Source: Associated Press

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