Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii emergency management officials say a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii on Saturday was a mistake.
    
The emergency alert sent to cellphones said in all caps, "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill."
    
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Repoza says it's a false alarm.
    
He says the agency is trying to determine what happened.
    
The alert stirred panic for residents on the island and across social media.

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