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Hawaii is set to become the first state in the US to test an “attack- warning” system in the event of a North Korean nuclear missile strike.

Starting in November, Hawaii’s disaster warning plan will include a new protocol in case of a nuclear attack, CNN affiliate KNHL reports. But some are concerned the announcement will scare off tourists.

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency says residents will be alerted of incoming nuclear detonation threats through flashing white lights and loud sirens, Fox News reported.

At which point, all radio and television broadcasts will be taken over and the Emergency Alert System will be broadcast with warnings and instructions.

In response to the locals who fear that the system will drive tourism down, which they rely on for a living, the state has said it is simply “routine” as well as “no different than a tsunami or hurricane warning” that must be addressed.

“Now it’s time to take it seriously,” Hawaii state Rep. Gene Ward, a Republican, said, “not to be an alarmist, but to be informing people.”

As the saber rattling continues between North Korea and the United States, Hawaii feels it is a necessity to ensure their residents are prepared and their state at the ready.

North Korea says it is on “the brink of war” with the United States and threatens to “test” hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, possibly this weekend.

Satellite analysis suggests the regime of Kim Jong Un is “primed and ready” to conduct such a test. There is strong suspicion they’ll do it this weekend to coincide with their leaders threats to POTUS Trump, in response to President Trump’s threats to annihilate North Korea.

Kim Dong-yub, a former South Korean military official who is now an analyst at Seoul’s Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said Kim’s statement indicated that North Korea would respond to Trump with its most aggressive missile test yet.

The North Korean leader responded Friday to Trump’s United Nations address this week, when the U.S. leader referred to Kim as a “Rocket Man” on a suicide mission, called the government in Pyongyang a “depraved regime,” and said if forced to defend itself or its allies, the Untied States will “totally destroy North Korea.”

In a statement directly attributed to the North Korean leader, Kim on Friday said Trump displayed “mentally deranged behavior” with his threat to destroy a sovereign nation. He called the U.S. president a “rogue and a gangster,” and promised to answer Trump’s insults with the “highest level of hardline countermeasure in history.”

“Action is the best option in treating the dotard who, hard of hearing, is uttering only what he wants to say,” said Kim in statement that was released by the North Korean state news agency KCNA. The agency released a photo of the North Korean leader reading the statement.

U.S. allies in Tokyo and Seoul condemned the North Korean leader for threatening another violation of United Nations resolutions prohibiting the testing of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

“North Korea’s remarks and behavior are provocative to regional and international security, and they are absolutely unacceptable,” said Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.

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