Minutes before a cacophony of Cold War-era sirens blared across Hawaii on Friday, the staff of a Kauai Island adventure tour operator paused to gather at an outdoor parking area. Huddled in the partial shade of palm trees, five colleagues embraced an expectant moment of quiet. The silence was cut at 11:45 a.m., as the sirens wailed for the first time in a generation.
"Hawaii Tests Nuclear Alarms as North Korea Threat Escalates" is from the December 01, 2017 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Brittany Lyte and narrated by Sam Scholl.