Panel backs using cargo containers as cheap housing
By Gordon Y.K. Pang
Feb. 11, 2015
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DENNIS ODA / FEB. 4 The City Council is backing efforts to convert shipping containers for use as low-cost housing. The group FACE Hawaii (Faith Action for Community Equity) has had a modified container parked behind Honolulu Hale to show how it could accommodate a family of five. Catherine Graham of FACE, left, shows the unit to Dennis Arakaki, right, community liaison for Councilman Joey Manahan, and Rebeca De Jesus, who stopped by to take a look.