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after more than a week of protesting against the construction of a one point four billion dollar telescope project a top wise tallest mountain demonstrators got a celebrity visitor much , Dwayne the rock Johnson who grew up on the island arrived at the base of Mona KO Wednesday increased by elders and greeted with Hawaiian chanting and who are protesters consider the summits of Mauna Kea a dormant volcano on Hawaii's Big Island sea green ground but astronomers considered the mountain top already dotted with telescopes as one of the best places in the world to view the cause modes the world is watching , and the world is saying take a pause and this is where , indecency and love and respect for not only culture but , native Hawaiians say the project will disturb holy ground crucial to their connection with ancestors in the heavens construction crews had planned to start moving heavy equipment up the access road last Wednesday but were blocked by demonstrators who formed a human blockade state officials have insisted construction of the thirty meter telescope will go on , welcome it's have fought the project for years the way was cleared for construction to start after the state Supreme Court upheld the projects permit last October