RFP NO.: RFP-19-HHL-004, Land Acquisition – Mauii

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Land Development Division

RFP NO:  RFP-18-HHL-004

Release Date: October 26, 2018


SEALED PROPOSALS for RFP No.: RFP-19-HHL-004, LAND ACQUISITION, ISLAND OF MAUI, County of MAUI, 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.) November 26, 2018. Proposals received after the time fixed for receipt or delivered anywhere other than as specified above will not be considered.

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (“Department”) herein solicits proposals from interested landowners/developers (“Offerors”) to offer real property for acquisition by the Department. The offer may include a proposal for the properties thus acquired to be developed by the Offeror, including, but not limited to, the design and construction of on- and offsite infrastructure, and the design, construction, and marketing of residential units to Department beneficiaries.

The Department may accept more than one proposal submitted and reserves the right to reject any or all proposals as unacceptable. If a proposal to develop the land is included, the Department may accept only the offer for acquisition. The Department may at any time cancel this RFP in its entirety or any part thereof when it is in the best interest of the Department regardless of circumstances without creating any obligation to any and all Offerors.

To be eligible to submit a bid, the Offeror and/or his subcontractors and development team shall possess all required valid State of Hawaii licenses and specialty licenses needed to perform the work for this project. Should any DHHL funds be used for construction of infrastructure in the project, a performance bond and a payment bond will be required at the time of contract .

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. If NAHASDA funds are requested and used, Contractor shall also comply with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Federal Labor Standards Provisions.

RFP documents may be examined and downloaded at State Procurement Office, HANDS at:


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

All prospective offerors are invited to attend a PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE to be held 10:00AM, H.S.T, on November 9, 2018 at Paukukalo Community Center, 655

Kaumuali’i Street, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793. The Pre-Proposal Conference is to provide offerers with an opportunity to ask questions about the project, award process, contractual requirements and technical aspects of the project. Attendance of the Pre-Proposal Conference and/or site visit is not a condition for submitting a proposal , but strongly recommended. Off erer’s team, owners, realtors, contractors, subcontractors and union representatives are also invited to attend. Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to Stewart Matsunaga, Land Development Division, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected].

Proposals shall comply with the requirements of the RFP. Proposals that do not comply with the RFP may be subject to disqualification. DHHL reserves the right to amend the RFP by written addenda, to select more than one Offer, to reject any and all proposals, or to waive any defects in said proposals where DHHL deems it is in the best interest of the State.


PROHIBITED. If awarded a contract in response to this solicitation, offerer 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, Land Development Division, DHHL, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected].

Dated at Honolulu, Hawaii, this 26th day of October, 2018.




                                                                          Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman

                                                                          Hawaiian Homes Commission

Posted on the internet at: https://hands.ehawaii.gov/hands/opportunities