Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Land Development Division

IFB NO.:  IFB-15-HHL-004

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.:  IFB-15-HHL-004, LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE OF PI’ILANI MAI KE KAI SUBDIVISION (PHASES I AND ii), AND ANAHOLA RESIDENCE LOTS, FIRST AND SECOND INCREMENTS, Anahola, County of Kauai, 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.) December 5, 2014, 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, cleaning supplies, materials and supervision to satisfactorily cut, remove and maintain vegetation in the approximately 30-acre total area within Pi’ilani Mai Ke Kai Subdivision, Phases I and II, and Anahola residence Lots.

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.

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

HYPERLINK “https://www.dhhl.hawaii.gov/procurement/” https://www.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.

All prospective bidders/offerors are strongly encouraged to attend a PRE-BID CONFERENCE to be held at 10:00 a.m., H.S.T, on November 12, 2014, at State of Hawaii Conference Rooms A, B, and C, State Office Building, 3060 Eiwa Street, Second Floor, Lihue, HI 96766.  A PROJECT SITE VISIT shall be conducted immediately after the meeting in Anahola (at the intersection of Laula Street and Holoikalapa Street).  Subcontractors and union representatives are invited, but not required to attend.  The conference shall provide bidders with an opportunity to ask questions about the contractual requirements, site conditions, and technical aspects of the project.  Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to William South, 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.), November 25, 2014.  Submittal of a NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID via facsimile at (808) 620-9299 is acceptable.

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 ten working days prior to the day designated for opening bids.  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 William South, Land Development Division, DHHL, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707 or via facsimile at (808) 620-9299.

Dated at Honolulu, Hawaii, this 29th day of  October, 2014.



Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman

Hawaiian Homes Commission

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