Hawaii telescope protesters to stay as blocked road reopens

  • The intersection of Mauna Kea Access Road and Daniel K. Inouye Highway is seen before dawn during the seventh day of protests against the TMT telescope at the base of Maunakea July 22. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)

  • Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, third from right, walks with TMT opposition leader Kaho’okahi Kanuha, third from left, while being accompanied by the Royal Order of Kamehameha I during a visit to the protests against the TMT telescope July 24at the base of Maunakea. (Jamm Aquino/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP, File)

HONOLULU — Protesters opposed to building a giant telescope on Hawaii’s tallest peak agreed Thursday to move a tent of elders that has blocked the mountain’s access road.