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    Employee who sent out false Hawaii missile alert is FIRED

    The employee who sent out a false missile alert in Hawaii earlier this month has been fired and the emergency management administrator of the state has resigned.
    This follows the official report into the debacle which revealed the unidentified staff member genuinely thought Hawaii was under attack and issued it in panic.
    The employee has still not been named since they sent out the phone alert at 8.07am on January 13, sparking mass panic across the state. 
    In addition, Emergency Management Administrator Vern Miyagi, who appeared alongside Hawaii Governor David Ige as they tried to calm the panicked state that day has resigned from his position.