RFP-23-HHL-008, La‘i ‘Ōpua Village 4 Subdivision, Phase 2 (Hema)



Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Land Development Division

RFP NO.:  RFP-23-HHL-008

01 Notice to Offerors






Exhibit A – General Provisions

Exhibit B – Sample DA

Exhibit C – AG 103D General Conditions

Exhibit D – Overview of the RFP Process

Exhibit E – DHHL CGC

Exhibit F – Bond Forms

Exhibit G – Construction Plans

Exhibit H – Subsurface Investigation Report

Exhibit I – Soil Investigation Report

Exhibit J – WRS502

Exhibit K – APPR502-2

Exhibit L – HI20230001

Exhibit M – Green Building

Exhibit N – Design Guidelines

Exhibit O – Site Visit

Exhibit P – Developer Lots

Exhibit Q – DHHL Applicant Report 2020


SEALED PROPOSALS for RFP No.:  RFP-23-HHL-008, La‘i ‘Ōpua Village 4 Subdivision, Phase 2 (Hema), Kailua-Kona, County of Hawai‘i, State of Hawai‘i, 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.) March 24, 2023.  Proposals received after the time fixed for receipt or delivered anywhere other than as specified above will not be considered.

This project consists of the design, construction, financing, and marketing of up to 125 single-family homes in the La‘i ‘Ōpua Village 4 Subdivision, Phase 2 (Hema), located in the Villages of La‘i ‘Ōpua, Kailua-Kona, Hawai‘i.

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 (RFP).

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.

Proposal documents may be examined at or obtained from the State of Hawaii eProcurement system (HIePRO) website: https://hiepro.ehawaii.gov/sav-search.html

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

All prospective offerors are invited to attend a PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE to be held 10:00 A.M., H.S.T, on February 28, 2023, at the Project Site, which can be accessed from Keanalehu Drive (Exhibit O in the RFP). The conference is to provide 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 be conducted immediately following the Pre-Proposal Conference.  Attendance of the pre-bid conference and/or site visit is not a condition for submitting a proposal, but strongly recommended.  Subcontractors and union representatives are also invited to attend.  Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to Sara Okuda, Project Manager, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected].

A written NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SUBMIT OFFER is required and shall be received by the DHHL, Land Development Division, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, no later than March 10, 2023.  Submittal of a NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SUBMIT OFFER via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected] is acceptable. 

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 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.

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, Project Manager, 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 13th day of  February, 2023.

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