Hawaii Governor Knew Of False Missile Alert 2 Minutes After It Was Sent

He didn't tell the public until 15 minutes later, because his staff handles his social media, a spokeswoman said.

A hearing with Hawaii lawmakers on Friday revealed that Gov. David Ige knew last weekend’s missile alert was a false alarm two minutes after it was broadcast across the state, but didn’t notify the public of it until 15 minutes later.The false alert was triggered at 8:07 a.m. on Jan. 13. Maj. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan told state legislators that he personally called Ige to let him know that Hawaii was not facing a missile threat at 8:09 a.m. It wasn’t until 8:24 a.m. that the governor’s office ...