Something extraordinarily frightening and stupid happened in Hawaii on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 13. A few minutes after 8am, the state Emergency Management Agency (EMA) sent out an alert to everyone’s phones saying a missile was inbound to Hawaii. For 38 minutes, that alert hung in the air like a guillotine blade–the rope had been freed, and we were all just waiting for … [Read more...] about After the Jan. 13 false missile alert, we ask if Hawaii will survive our Age of Stupid
It’s a gorgeous afternoon, and I’m at a beach in Kihei. It’s warm and clear; the sun is blazing over a crystal blue ocean. But I’m not there to jump in the water–instead, I’m searching for a cave that will protect me and possibly my loved ones in the event of a nuclear attack. I’ve been tipped off by a friend as to its existence (because of the nature of this story, I’m going … [Read more...] about On Da Beach: Fighting the fear as Hawaii prepares for nuclear war
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There's nothing so depressing as watching a bunch of smart people–citizens, reporters and even a certain congressional representative from Hawaii–lose their collective minds over a single sentence. This has been going on for weeks now concerning North Korea, but everyone really seemed to lose it yesterday, when U.S. Pacific Commander Admiral Harry Harris testified before the … [Read more...] about Did a US Navy admiral really say North Korea can nuke Hawaii right now?