>> Not too far from the surf and sand in Hawaii lie these tunnels. While locals are aware of them, they have not been used in years. But now, with experts claiming that North Korea's newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile could carry a nuclear warhead and put Hawaii within striking distance, state officials believe it is time to refurbish these tunnels and use them as civilian shelters in case of an attack.
Gene Ward, a Republican in the Democratic majority state, says he supports reviving state legislation that would reopen the many military bunkers and batteries carved into Oahu as part of a buildup that began after Hawaii became a US territory in 1898 and continued through World War II. Some in Hawaii have a strong sense of vulnerability stemming from the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japan in 1941.
>> There's some uneasiness of not knowing what he's capable of doing, and the unknown of what he will do, and then what we will do about it.>> But others here are not so concerned.>> I don't think even the ruler of North Korea is stupid enough to
re a ballistic missile at Hawaii at this moment in time.
At least, I'd like to think so.>> The missile test is a direct challenge to US President Donald Trump, who has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile.>> Obama drew a red line and I was