Tuesday, January 16, 2018

"The state can't agree on what the missile alert interface actually looks like"

On Monday night, the governor's office released an image of what it said was the interface used to send a false missile alert to Hawaii smart phones.

The confusing and seemingly rudimentary design quickly grabbed headlines nationally.

But a day later, the state's emergency management agency is disputing that image — and has released a different one.

Officials from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency said the first image was sent in error, but declined to provide an actual photo of the interface.

Instead, they gave Hawaii News Now something they said was similar,