Lt. Gov. Ray Tenorio (R-Guam) told the FOX Business Network's Maria Bartiromo of Mornings with Maria, that though they have not been in direct contact with President Trump about the threat, "We are in communication with the Department of Defense, through the Joint Region Marianas, we're in contact with the military leaders here, Admiral Chatfield of the U.S. Navy and of course are corresponding with our civil defense and Homeland Security".
Padilla supported that having Ri Yong-Ho, the Foreign Minister of North Korea attend the recently held Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit was a positive sign.
"Ignorance is the greatest threat of all. hence. the NYT is a far greater threat than either of these. We take it to heart when it comes to anyone threatening the island but I have full faith in the military", he added. "We should pray for those that are in leadership, for people to live in peace and calm so that the gospel will have the opportunity to go forth unhindered".
Tiny though the island may be - it's about four times the size of San Francisco - former residents have built a strong presence in the Bay Area, especially in Catholic spheres.
Guerrero is urging his family back home to have a disaster plan.
As he looks at his family pictures, Roque AcFalle has plenty of reason to worry about loved ones still living in Guam. "He can just go berserk or insane", Guerrero said.
The island was claimed by the Spanish in 1565 and became a USA territory in 1898, after the Spanish-American war.
According to a statement by North Korea state news agency KCNA, the country plans to send Hwasong-12 intermediate-range strategic ballistic missiles toward Guam by "mid-August and report it to the commander-in-chief of the DPRK nuclear force and wait for his order".
Mr Trump has said he would respond to any such action with "fire and fury".
"It's saying to the other side, 'We're willing to take a higher level of risk for this nightmare scenario, ' with the goal of making the other side back down", said UC Berkeley Professor Steven Weber, who studies global relations and political science.
"So I think there is still a lot of room for dialogue, a lot of room for talks..."
Aflague remembers similar threats when he lived in Guam. He said Guam has very good military assets that can be launched at once if any attack happens. "But we try to change the subject and ask about the family and grandkids".
"The anxiety and the fear is different than previous wars", Collaco said.
"There's not much we can do", said Camacho, who's also made calls home but isn't panicking yet.
People who live on Guam, with its two United States military bases, are used to war planes flying overhead every day.