Report: State unprepared to handle missile threat alert

  • Hawaii Gov. David Ige speaks during a news conference as Hawaii Department of Defense Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara, left, listens in Tuesday in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
  • Hawaii Department of Defense Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara speaks during a news conference as Hawaii Gov. David Ige, left, listens. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s nuclear missile scare showed that the state began testing alerts before fully developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat and that a public outreach campaign months earlier wasn’t effective, said a report released Tuesday.