Dwayne Johnson's "Rock" joined local Hawaiians for a peaceful protest against a $ 1.4 billion telescope project at the top of the Mauna Kea volcano on Wednesday, according to reports.
"What I realized today … is bigger than the telescope," Johnson told reporters during the protest on his 10th day. "This is humanity. This is culture. Our people, the Polynesians who are ready to die here to protect this land, reports The Huffington Post. Johnson was born in California but attended Honolulu High School.
The construction of the telescope at thirty meters is scheduled to begin on July 15 – Demonstrators block the road and are chained to the gate of the construction site, and on Wednesday the protesters chanted and danced the bluff. public universities will give the unrivaled perspective of space, but protesters say the project is planned on sacred land.
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There are 13 telescopes, already on the mountain, who stopped during the protests.