From the NY Times, “Hawaiians Shrug off Missile Threat“:
Now the Obama administration says North Korea could launch a ballistic missile in the state’s direction — possibly around the Fourth of July, according to the Japanese news media — prompting the United States military to strengthen defenses here…
People took comfort in the heavy, year-round military presence provided by several bases here but also wondered if it made the state more of a target.
Yes, it’s called irony, folks. And it’s why they aren’t aiming for Palau.