Factory-built housing not quite a reality: Affordable housing options still working through the process

HPM workers build a housing component in this July 31, 2020, file photo. (Nancy Cook Lauer/West Hawaii Today)

More than two years after the County Council passed building code revisions increasing bureaucratic hurdles for locally constructed factory-built housing, a project that would have mass-produced such housing has stalled, as the county Building Division works to streamline a process that regulates the new requirements.