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Hawaii Fires Emergency Official Responsible for False Missile Alert

The Hawaii state employee responsible for launching an erroneous January 13 warning of an incoming missile attack has been fired, following a report stating that the employee had a history of confusing practice exercises with real-life events. The information was revealed Tuesday in a report by Investigating Officer Bruce Oliveira to the director of Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency. Vern Miyagi, the administrator for the agency, resigned Tuesday, as the findings became...

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