Unruly passenger cause of diverted Hawaiian Airlines flight

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Hawaiian Airlines flight HA459 departed Honolulu for Incheon International Airport at 1 p.m. local time carrying 263 passengers and 13 crew.

Approximately four hours into the flight, the Captain elected to return to Honolulu due to an unruly passenger. 

HA459 is scheduled to arrive at HNL at 8:40 p.m. 

As an added precaution, law enforcement officers will meet the aircraft upon arrival.

A new departure time of 10:10 p.m. is expected.

Hawaiian Airlines apologized to their guests for the inconvenience.

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