|Occurred : 1/2/2002 22:05 (Entered as : 1 - 2 - 02 10:05 pm)
Reported: 1/3/2002 2:03:11 AM 02:03
Location: Honolulu, HI
|Very bright, firm triangular formation of lights -- solid, hanging and moving silently, 100 feet above the building.
I live in Honolulu, Hawaii. I was stone cold sober, awake and lucid, and I know the following event was real.
Later this evening, aprox. 10:05 pm - Jan, 2, 2002...
I was heading into Waikiki on Punahou street -- many buildings ahead of me -- above the Pan Am building 3, maybe 4 blocks away, I saw a huge triangular formation of extremely bright, white lights. Very clearly!!! They made the following shape; [example: below] * * * * * * * * Though it was facing more horizontal (thiner on the leading edge) than the limits of my typed diagram will allow.
((NUFORC Note: The pattern did not survive transferring to the database. ))
Immediately I studied it closely to be sure of what I was seeing. My two sons were in the car with me and saw it also! I was driving toward it, but the end of the road came and I had to turn the corner. Before I lost sight of it, it was moving, hovering gently above the buildings -- its left wing dipped slightly and the nose pivioting [the lights held formation solid and firm -- it was a solid object!!!) out to sea.
By the time I got through traffic, to its exact location, it was gone -- vanished. Its lights and its size (slightly larger than the building's rooftop) were so obviously unlike any other kind of aircraft, period! When I arrived to the spot there were no lights, aircraft, crowds, promotinal events... nothing else that could have been mistaken for what I saw.
This was real. It wasn't my imagination. The object was soild and obvious!!! From this day forword, at least I will know!!! I have seen solid physical evidence myself.
I called the police, the FAA, the airport (was it too low for radar) in hopes of confirmation from others who may have seen it, with no results. I was finally led to a number to the University of Hawaii -- an answering machine. I left my message...