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Actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson visits Thirty Meter Telescope opponents on Mauna Kea

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    Actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson made a surprise visit to Mauna Kea on Wednesday to show his support for Thirty Meter Telescope opponents.

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    Kaho‘okahi Kanuha talks with actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the base of Mauna Kea.

  • JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kaho‘okahi Kanuha talks with actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the base of Mauna Kea this afternoon.

Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson made a surprise visit to Mauna Kea this afternoon.

The actor, who grew up on Oahu, visited with Kaho‘okahi Kanuha, a leader in the Thirty Meter Telescope opposition group, today as a crowd gathered around them.

Johnson did not announce today’s visit on his social media accounts. The visit surprised hundreds of people who were present when he arrived shortly before noon.

>> PHOTOS: Actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson visits Thirty Meter Telescope opponents on Mauna Kea

Native Hawaiian practitioner Pua Case and several hula dancers performed for the actor this afternoon.

Watch the video below.

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