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Actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson joins Hawaii telescope protest

Posted: 7:20 AM, Jul 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-25 10:20:28-04

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson joined people protesting the construction of a giant telescope in Hawaii on Wednesday.

Johnson visited on the 10th day of the protest at the base of Mauna Kea.

Many residents of the Big Island are against the construction of the Thirty-Meter Telescope on the top of the mountain.

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Several dozen people gathered in Las Vegas last weekend to show their support of the protest in Hawaii.

Two different support events were held at the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign.

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