World News -For 38 terrifying minutes, many Hawaiians spent Saturday morning hunkered in bathtubs and basements waiting for a ballistic missile strike that never came.
911 networks were overwhelmed and some fired off frantic messages to loved ones on the mainland.
Hawaiian public officials called it a day they would never forget.
The panic ensued after the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency mistakenly sent out an alert that warned residents of an imminent ballistic missile strike and urged them to “seek immediate shelter.”
“This is not a drill,” the ominous, all-caps push alert blared on people’s phones.
The notice turned out to be a false alarm, but the ensuing panic quickly turned to anger and a demand for answers by Hawaiians, their politicians and even the chairman of the Federal Communications