|Occurred : 4/18/2001 21:07 (Entered as : 04/18/01 21:07)
Reported: 4/19/2001 18:58
Location: Poipu, HI
|Strange, fast moving light seen off shore of Kauai.
I was standing on my third floor balcony, which overlooks the south shore of Kauai. I looked to the southwest and noticed what appeared to be a "shooting star". It was orange, and traveling at a very high rate of speed. It was low on the horizon, and was heading in a southerly direction away from the island. It all seemed very normal, until it accelerated, veered upward in a gentle arc, and disappeared from sight. The duration of the sighting was about 5 seconds.