NOTICE TO BIDDERS INVITATION FOR BID -DHHL Land Development Division – IFB NO.:  IFB-19-HHL-007

NOTICE TO BIDDERS INVITATION FOR BID

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Land Development Division

IFB NO.:  IFB-19-HHL-001

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.:  IFB-19-HHL-001, Anahola Farm Lots Water Project, Phase II – Water Tank Replacement and Facility Improvements, Anahola, Kauai, Hawaii, will be received by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), at DHHL Kauai District Office, 3060 Eiwa Street, Room 203, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766, until 10:00 a.m., Hawaii Standard Time (H.S.T.), December 5, 2018, 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 the construction of a water tank replacement and facility improvements on on Anahola Farm Lots Water Project Phase 2, further identified as TMK: (4) 4-8-001: 001, 4-8-005: 037, 4-8-005: 039.

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.  This project anticipates using U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA-RD) and/or U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds, therefore requires compliance with the applicable Federal documents, regulations, and provisions.

Bid documents and any published addendums may be examined at or obtained from the State’s HANDS (Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System) website: 

https://hands.ehawaii.gov/hands/opportunities

It is the responsibility of Interested Bidders to check the HANDS website for any addenda issued by DHHL. Any bid documents on DHHL’s Procurement website are considered unofficial.

All prospective bidders/offerors are invited to attend a PRE-BID CONFERENCE to be held at 9:00 a.m., H.S.T, on November 8, 2018, at at the DHHL Kauai District Office, 3060 Eiwa Street, conference rooms A, B, and C, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766.  Subcontractors and union representatives are also invited to attend.  The Pre-Bid Conference will summarize the procurement requirements and 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 is strongly recommended.  Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to Mr. Wayne Nakamura, Project Manager, Land Development Division, via facsimile at (808) 620-9275, or E-mail to: [email protected], five days prior to the Pre-Bid Conference.

A written and signed 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 4:00 P.M., November 21, 2018.  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 by U.S. Postal Service, or emailed to the Project Manager, or hand-delivered to the DHHL Land Development Division, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, for evaluation no later than 4:00 P.M., November 26, 2018.  The Questionnaire is included with the bid documents and can be downloaded at the State Forms Central website:

http://spo.hawaii.gov/all-forms/

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 Mr. Wayne Nakamura, Land Development Division, DHHL, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or E-mail to [email protected]aii.gov.

Dated at Honolulu, Hawaii, this 22nd day of October, 2018.

                                                                          DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS

                                                                                                                                              _________________________________________

                                                                          Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman

                                                                          Hawaiian Homes Commission

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