Legislation Banning Chinese Technology is Necessary to Protect Hawaiian Information

In late February, it was reported that China is likely behind the unidentified green lights that were seen in the skies over Hawaii. The concern and uncertainty this caused among Hawaiians is warranted and also a reminder that they need to be addressing state vulnerabilities as reports show the PRC is increasingly targeting states as tensions with Washington escalate. The fact that Hawaii spent $15,904,416 on Chinese government-owned technology manufacturers that have already been banned by U.S. military and intelligence agencies is a problem that has a solution. In a recent report, China Tech Threat discovered that the state of Hawaii spent $15,904,416 on restricted Chinese technology between 2015 and 2023. Our Hawaii fact sheet shows the Department of Human… Read More