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The Mauna Kea protests are gaining star power as Native Hawaiian groups continue to block construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.
The actor joined protesters who are protecting Mauna Kea, a mountain sacred to Hawaiians, from a massive project known as the Thirty Meter Telescope.
The $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope set to be built atop Hawaii's tallest peak has been the subject of controversy for a decade.
The Thirty Meter Telescope, set to be the largest in the world, will be built on Mauna Kea despite years of protests and a Supreme Court battle.
The court upheld a building permit for the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea, a mountain considered sacred by many Native Hawaiians.
Many Native Hawaiians oppose additional construction on Mauna Kea, a mountain which they consider sacred.
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Those behind the Thirty Meter Telescope must apply for a new construction permit to resume work.
The $1.4 billion project has been the subject of several major protests.
Construction of the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope has been on hold since April as a result of the protests.
Many Native Hawaiians consider Mauna Kea to be sacred land.
The Thirty Meter Telescope is expected to be one of the world's largest.
A solar telescope on Maui is facing opposition similar to the Thirty Meter Telescope on the Big Island.
HONOLULU (AP) - The state land board on Friday will consider an emergency rule restricting access to a mountain considered