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He was being flown to Bangladesh when an immigration panel granted a temporary stay. He’s lived in the U.S. for 30 years.
An old photo of the HEMA employee circulated after the false missile alert, leading some to conclude he was at fault.
“If true, these allegations violate the core values the HPD stands for,” said Police Chief Susan Ballard.
Pre-trial detainees in Honolulu wait in jail an average of 71 days, according to the ACLU.
A legal battle has resulted in a cutoff of Abigail Kawananakoa’s donations to charities such as Iolani Palace.
The interceptor was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai.
The worker who sent it out heard, “This is not a drill,” but he didn’t hear, “Exercise, exercise, exercise.”
The worker mistook a drill for an actual warning and sent the alert without a supervisor’s sign-off, said the Federal Communications Commission.