Emergency alert about ballistic missile sent to Hawaii residents; EMA says ‘no threat’

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HONOLULU (WCMH) — Multiple people on Twitter have reported seeing an emergency alert about a ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency says there is no threat.

The alert urged residents to take shelter, and said the alert was not a drill.

Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard said she confirmed there was no missile with officials.

There is no yet word on where the alert originated from.