Going forward: Ige says false alert will not be repeated

HOLLYN JOHNSON/Tribune-Herald Gov. David Ige talks with festivalgoers Saturday during the 25th annual Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival at historic Church Row Park in Waimea.

WAIMEA — Gov. David Ige said Saturday he is confident last month’s false alarm about a ballistic missile heading toward Hawaii won’t happen again and he stands by his decision to begin the drills in the first place.