‘Simple monk’ returns, 32 years after first visit

HONOLULU — Friday will mark the Dalai Lama’s fourth official visit to Hawai‘i.

The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet traveled to the Isles in 1980, 1994 and 2007. While the foundation of each trip remained constant — talks and stops at historic and cultural sites — the number of people who flocked to hear his teachings multiplied.

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