said. “And today I did the complete opposite … the subject line was a mistake and my mistake alone. I apologize for causing any undo or unnecessary concern.”
He said he stands by the body of the email, however, which states that in the event of an attack, the 10 UH campuses will “rely on the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency siren system and follow agency instructions on ‘sheltering-in-place.’”
Despite the national attention, the email didn’t generate a large number of complaints from students or faculty, Meisenzahl said.
UH-Hilo spokesman Jerry Chang said Tuesday his office had not received any calls or emails about the message.