Hawaiian flight returns to Honolulu after medical emergency

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaiian Airlines flight that took off for Las Vegas late Tuesday night returned to Honolulu International Airport early Wednesday after a medical emergency was reported on board.

According to flight tracking website FlightAware, Hawaiian Airlines flight #8 took off at 10:43 p.m. and returned to Honolulu at 12:40 a.m. because of the emergency.

A Hawaiian Airlines representatives says that an elderly woman became nauseated and was throwing up on the flight.

The plane then reportedly took off again at 1:32 a.m. and was scheduled to arrive at 7:15 a.m. Hawaii time.

We will have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.

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