IFB-16-HHL-002

NOTICE TO BIDDERS

INVITATION FOR BID

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Land Development Division

IFB NO.: IFB-16-HHL-002

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.: IFB-16-HHL-002, KULA LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE, Kula, Waiohuli and Keokea, Island of Maui, State of Hawaii, will be received by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), at its Maui District Office, 655 Kaumuali’i Street, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793, until 2:00 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (H.S.T.) September 30, 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 trees and brush to ground level, and cut, mow and trim vegetative ground cover and properly dispose of the green waste and debris off-site from vacant lots, sidewalk planting strips, drainage ditches, drainage culverts, easements and other common areas within DHHL’s Kula, Waiohuli and Keokea, Maui 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 Invitation for Bids (IFB).

This project is subject to Chapter 103, Section 55, Hawaii Revised Statutes. The State of Hawaii, Department of Human Resource Development’s current ‘Maintenance Wage Rate Schedule for Service’ is provided in the IFB document.

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

http://dhhl.hawaii.gov/procurement/

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, followed by a SITE INSPECTION will be held from 9:00 a.m., H.S.T, on September 9, 2015, at the Waiohuli Community Center, 881 Lauie Drive, Kula, Maui Hawai’i 96790. 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 accomodations may submit such requests to Stewart Matsunaga, Project Manager, Land Development Division via facsimile at (808)620-9299, or E-mail: Stewart.t.matsunaga@hawaii.gov.

A written NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID is required and shall be received by DHHL, Land Development Division, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, no later than 4:30 p.m. (H.S.T), September 18, 2015. You may submit your NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or E-mail to: Stewart.t.matsunaga@hawaii.gov.

A properly executed and notarized STANDARD QUALIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR OFFERORS, SPO Form-21 (“Questionnaire”), is required and shall be submitted to DHHL no later than 4:30pm, Sept. 18, 2015. Completed Questionnaires may be E-mailed to: Stewart.t.matsunaga@hawaii.gov. The Questionnaire can be downloaded at the State Forms Central website:

http://hawaii.gov/forms/state-procurement-office

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, or E-mail: Stewart.t.matsunaga@hawaii.gov.

Dated at Kapolei, Hawaii, this 28th day of August 2015.

DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS

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Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission

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