© 2022 | WUWF Public Media
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514
850 474-2787
NPR for Florida's Great Northwest
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Hawaii Reinstating Cold War-Era Nuclear Siren Tests

The skyline of Honolulu, Hawaii, is seen from Tantalus Mountain in 2005. (Lucy Pemoni/AP)
The skyline of Honolulu, Hawaii, is seen from Tantalus Mountain in 2005. (Lucy Pemoni/AP)

It’s been more than 30 years since Hawaii conducted nuclear warning siren tests during the Cold War. As tensions between the U.S. and North Korea grow, the island state is taking precautions.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with reporter Heidi Chang (@HeidiKLChang) about Hawaii’s plans.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.