HONOLULU -- Hawaii emergency management officials said a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii on Saturday was a false alarm.
The emergency alert sent to cellphones said, "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii.
Hawaii Emergency Management Agency spokesman Richard Repoza said it's a false alarm and that the agency is trying to determine what happened.
"State Warning Point has issued a Missile Alert in ERROR!
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard tweeted the alert and said she confirmed with officials that there was no incoming missile.
TV with the alert pic.twitter.com/VCZAtvyuzQ— Michelle Broder Van Dyke (@michellebvd) January 13, 2018