All it took was a user error to send the entire state of Hawaii into panic. The probable cause? A bad user interface and user experience. Could it have been prevented? Probably. Let's explore some options.
While this is not a perfect solution, it's a start. I would test this with users to validate my design. As a designer, our goal is prevent human error as much as possible. We want users to get things done. It starts with carefully thinking through user flows and interfaces.