Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Land Development Division

IFB NO.:  IFB-16-HHL-015

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.:  IFB-16-HHL-015, DHHL Kawaihae Guardrail Installation, Kawaihae, South Kohala, Island of Hawaii, County of Hawaii, 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.) June 03, 2016, 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 Guardrail Installation in Kawaihae, South Kohala, Island of Hawaii. The project scope of work includes installing approximately 940 linear feet of guardrail along two sections of Akoni Pule Highway in Kawaihae. Work also includes the removal and delivery of existing guardrail and posts to the State DOT Baseyard, installation of required terminal end sections, and both traffic and erosion control during the construction period.

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. Contractor shall also comply with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Labor Standards Provisions.

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.

All prospective bidders/offerors are invited to attend a PRE-BID CONFERENCE to be held 10:00 AM, H.S.T, on May, 19, 2016, at West Hawaii District Office, at 55 Mile Marker,  64-756 Mamalahoa Hwy. Kamuela, Hawaii 96743. Subcontractors and union representatives are also invited to attend. The conference is to provide bidders/offerors with an opportunity to ask questions about the contractual requirements and technical aspects of the project.  A site visit of the project site will follow the pre-bid conference.  Attendance of the pre-bid conference and/or site visit is not a condition for submitting a bid, but strongly recommended.  Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to Maryam Speidel, Land Development Division, via e-mail to [email protected].

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 May, 24, 2016. Submittal of a NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID via e-mail to [email protected] is acceptable.

A properly executed and notarized STANDARD QUALIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR OFFERORS, SPO Form-21 (“Questionnaire”) is required and shall be submitted by mail or hand-delivery to the DHHL Land Development Division, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707 for evaluation no later than ten calendar days prior to the day designated for opening bids.  The Questionnaire is include with the bid documents, and 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 Maryam Speidel, Land Development Division, DHHL, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, via e-mail to [email protected].

Dated at Honolulu, Hawaii, this    9th   day of   May 2016 .



                                                                          Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman

                                                                          Hawaiian Homes Commission

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