This Is Not A Drill


On January 13th 2018, at exactly 8:07 in the morning, one text message turned the state of Hawaii into a state of emergency.

From panic and fear to acceptance and joy, Snap Judgment explores the 38 minutes when the people of Hawaii faced an incoming ballistic missile threat.

Lead Producer: Jazmin Aguilera

Editor: Anna Sussman

Producers: Eliza Smith, Erika Lantz, John Fecile

Additional production assistance: Nancy Lopez

Original score and Sound design: Renzo Gorrio and Leon Morimoto