MYSTERIOUS LIGHTS ATTRIBUTED TO RUSSIAN COSMOS PAYLOAD: According to information released by the DoD’s Joint Space Operations Center at Vandenberg AFB in CA, the object was likely the Cosmos 1315 payload launched in 1981. Gene Stansbery, Program Manager for NASA's Orbital Debris Program Office confirmed the report.
"Video just in to our News Room showing what looks to be a meteor shower over the skies of Maui."
VIEWER COMMENTS: Loud enough it made people think it was gunshots....
"I heard it in Waikapu! Thought it was gunshots, lol. Wish I was outside when it happened!"
"This is a missile launch. Shooting stars come down Lolo's, not shoot up, had this last year, sorry that the government doesn't need to tell us. Hmm