Although the agency said the threat to Hawaii is low, North Korea’s continuing program of missile tests pushed the officials to prepare disaster management plans. Vern Miyagi, administrator of the emergency management agency, told Hawaii News Now that the public shouldn’t be alarmed but see the new plans as akin to hurricane or tsunami perparation.
“We need to tell the public what the state is doing,” Miyagi said. “We do not want to cause any undue stress for the public; however, we have a responsibility to plan for all hazards.”
Under state’s new plan, if a nuclear weapon was detonated above Honolulu, public service annoucements would come on and tell the public to “get inside, stay inside and stay tuned.” The state also plans to start testing an emergency siren on the first workday of each month.
Full article: Hawaii Plans Campaign in Case of NKorea Attack (TruNews)