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Hawaii Officials Quickly Clarify There’s No Missile Threat After Emergency Alert Starts a Panic

People in Hawaii started to panic after receiving a pretty alarming alert on their phones:

Hawaii officials quickly clarified that this is a false alarm:

The text, however, as you can see above, says it’s not a drill.

UPDATE –– 2:09 pm ET: You can see the alarming footage from when the alert interrupted Hawaiian TV earlier:

[image via screengrab]

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