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State seeks tips after large rocks placed on Mauna Kea road

(Image: DLNR) (Image: DLNR)
(Image: DLNR) (Image: DLNR)
MAUNA KEA, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The state wants to know who’s responsible for placing large rocks on the Mauna Kea Access Road on May 16.

The state said the rocks were placed across the road at about 12,500 feet.

The rocks were placed in the downhill lane, in the middle of a sharp, right-hand corner, officials said.

State officers said they workers on Mauna Kea reported seeing a man in the area just before the rocks were put on the road.

Surveillance video at the Hale Pohaku Visitor Center shows the man was shirtless, and carrying a plastic gallon container.

Anyone with information on the incident is asking to call 643-DLNR.

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