IFB-20-HHL-014, Kawaihae Water System Operations and Maintenance Services



Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Land Development Division

IFB NO.:  IFB-20-HHL-014

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1 IFB Notification
2 Bid Submittals
3 Scope of Services
4 Sample Contract
5 Sample FormsADDENDUM NO. 1 IFB-20-HHL-014
6 Reference Info

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.:  IFB-20-HHL-014, KAWAIHAE WATER SYSTEM OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES, Kawaihae, South Kohala, Island 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 10:30 a.m., Hawaii Standard Time (H.S.T.) February 7, 2020, 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 performing complete operation, maintenance, and repair services including inspections and emergency calls for all pumps, reservoirs, distribution water lines, telemetering systems, equipment, and other appurtenances included under this contract for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) Kawaihae Water System, in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications and recommended time intervals.    

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 Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) at the State Procurement Office website (SPO):


There is no fee assessed to download the IFB documents from the HANDS website.

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

All prospective bidders/offerors are invited to attend a PRE-BID CONFERENCE to be held 10:30 a.m., H.S.T, on January 23, 2020, at DHHL’s West Hawaii District Office, situated at 64-756 Mamalahoa Highway.  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 Sara Okuda, Land Development Division, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or 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 January 28, 2020.  Submittal of a NOTICE OF INTENTION TO BID via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or 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 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.  Submittal of the Questionnaire via e-mail to [email protected] is acceptable.  The Questionnaire is available for download from the State Procurement Office 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 Sara Okuda, Land Development Division, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected].

Dated at Kapolei, Hawaii, this 16th day of  January, 2020.


                                                                          DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS



                                                                          William J. Aila, Jr., Chairman

                                                                          Hawaiian Homes Commission


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