IFB-15-HHL-007

NOTICE TO BIDDERS
INVITATION FOR BID

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Land Development Division

IFB NO.: IFB-15-HHL-007

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.: IFB-15-HHL-007, LANAI LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE, Lanai City, Island of Lanai, State of Hawaii, will be received by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), at Hale Kalanianaole, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, until 2:00 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (H.S.T.), April 15 , 2015, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the time fixed for opening or delivered anywhere other than as specified above will not be considered.

This project consists of furnishing all labor, equipment and supervision to satisfactorily cut and remove vegetative overgrowth and debris on vacant lots, sidewalk planting strips, drainage ditches, easements and other common areas within DHHL’s Lanai land holdings.

To be eligible to submit a bid, the Bidder and/or his subcontractors shall possess all required valid State of Hawaii licenses and specialty licenses needed to perform the work for this project. A surety bid bond will be required for this Invitation for Bids (IFB).

This project is subject to Section 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, and to the payment of not less than the prevailing salaries and wages promulgated by the State of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. The current wage rate schedule shall be provided in the IFB document.

Bid documents may be examined at or obtained from DHHL at the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands website:

There is no fee assessment to download the IFB documents from the DHHL website.

It is the responsibility of Interested Bidders to check the DHHL website for any addenda issued by DHHL.

A PRE-BID CONFERENCE and SITE INSPECTION will be held from    9:30    a.m., H.S.T, on     March 25   , 2015, at      the Lanai Public Library, Lanai City . Prospective bidders are not required to attend the conference, but is an opportunity for them to ask questions about the contractual requirements, site conditions, and technical aspects of the project. Prospective bidders needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to Stewart Matsunaga, Project Manager, Land Development Division via facsimile at (808) 620-9299.

A written NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID is required and shall be received by the DHHL, Land Development Division, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, no later than _2:00_ p.m. (H.S.T.), __April 3__, 2015. You may submit your NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID via facsimile at: (808) 620-9299.

A properly executed and notarized STANDARD QUALIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR OFFERORS, SPO Form-21 (“Questionnaire”) is required and shall be submitted to the DHHL for evaluation no later than       2:00 p.m., April 3, 2015     . Completed Questionnaires may be E-mailed to: Stewart.t.matsunaga@hawaii.gov. The Questionnaire can be downloaded at the State Forms Central website:

Bids shall comply with the requirements of the IFB. Bids that do not comply with the IFB may be subject to disqualification. DHHL reserves the right to amend the IFB by written addenda, to reject any and all bids, or to waive any defects in said bids where DHHL deems it is in the best interest of the State.

CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS BY STATE AND COUNTY CONTRACTORS PROHIBITED. If awarded a contract in response to this solicitation, Offeror agrees to comply with HRS §11-355, which states that campaign contributions are prohibited from a State and County government contractor during the term of the contract if the contractor is paid with funds appropriated by the legislative body between the execution of the contract through the completion of the contract.

Questions regarding this project may be directed in writing to Stewart Matsunaga, Project Manager, Land Development Division, DHHL, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707 or via facsimile at (808) 620-9299.

Dated at Honolulu, Hawaii, this _12th_ day of _March, 2015___.

DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS

/S/                                                                          _________________________________________
Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission

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