Hawaiian Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Hilo

Updated at 8:45 a.m. to include additional details.

An emergency landing at Hilo International Airport ended well Friday night.

At 8:21 p.m. the Hawai`i County Fire Department was dispatched to Hilo International Airport after being notified that Hawaiian Airlines Flight 64, a Boeing 767 with 276 passengers and crew on board was landing under emergency circumstances.

The flight was en route from Lihue, Kauai to Los Angeles International Airport when smoke was noticed in the cockpit two hours after taking off.

Hawaiian Airlines officials say the smoke was caused by a mechanical issue, involving a non-critical component.

The plane landed safely and taxied to the terminal without further incident, according to officials.

Customers on board were reportedly re-accommodated onto a new flight to Los Angeles via a separate crew and aircraft that was ferried from Honolulu to Hilo.