It has become a sadly frequent sight in Hawaii, during Friday Night football practice young seabirds can mistake the bright floodlights with the allure of the moon, which they use for navigational purposes. This sadly causes many of the birds to lose their orientation and fall from the sky. It has been a steadily growing problem in the island of Kauai, and now three schools in the island have stopped their Friday night practice in order to prevent the deaths of more birds. Matches have also been moved to Saturday afternoon.
This has not been such a popular decision with some parents in the region. The switch to Saturdays has really upset tradition here in these relaxed towns...Read More