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Occurred : 12/31/2010 21:30 (Entered as : 12/31/10 21:30)
Reported: 1/1/2011 12:12:39 AM 00:12
Posted: 1/5/2011
Location: Poipu Koloa, HI
Shape: Light
Duration:2 minutes
Poipu beach, Kauai, Hawaii New Years sighting of two firelike objects in the sky.

My spouse and I were watching the Poipu fireworks and we both noticed that there were two "sparks" that were holding still in the sky. Initially, we both assumed that it was possible firework debris but (1) they were not falling (2) continued to burn and (3) started to move after "hovering" for >30 seconds. We ignored the fireworks as we continued to follow these two objects begin to move and then they quickly began to move into the distance. I wondered if perhaps someone was in a helicopter watching the firework display from above, but the light was "fire-like" and flickering -- plus the way they moved was inconsistent with any obvious explanation. I wonder if anyone was taping the firework display, we did not have our cameras and we are stumped on how to explain what we saw. I know the Navy maintains the Pacific missile testing range here -- but I cannot think that what was seen is congruent with a missile or any other military aircraft.