Submittals for RFQ-24-HHL-001, Kauluokahai Master-planned Community


Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

Land Development Division



RFQ for Kauluokaha`i

RFQ Notice

Qualifications Form QF-1

Notice of Intention to Submit

Exhibit A General-Provisions

Exhibit B AG 008-103D General Conditions

Exhibit C DHHL CGC r10-22

Exhibit D Bond Forms

Exhibit E Location Map

Exhibit F TMK Map

Exhibit G 2020 DHHL Applicant Report

Exhibit H DHHL Energy Policy

Exhibit I 2023 HUD Income Guidelines

Exhibit J DHHL NAHASDA Eligibility Manual

Exhibit K Backbone TA

Exhibit L OEQC 5-4-06

Exhibit M Final RVR East Kapolei PML

Exhibit N School Impact Fees

Exhibit OBWS Credits


Submittals for RFQ-24-HHL-001, Kauluokahai Master-planned Community, East Kapolei, Oahu, 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.) September 8, 2023.  Submittals received after the time fixed for receipt or delivered anywhere other than as specified above will not be considered.

The selected developer’s responsibilities shall include design and construction of on- and off-site infrastructure; and design, construction, financing, and marketing of houses in an approximately 115.5-acre single-family residential subdivision.

To be eligible to submit qualifications, the respondent and/or their contractor/ subcontractors/ consultants 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 not be required for this Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

This project is subject to HRS § 103D, 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. 

Solicitation documents may be obtained from the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS) website:

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

All respondents are invited to attend a PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE to be held 9:00 a.m. H.S.T, on Monday, August 14, 2023, virtually via TEAMS.  The conference is to provide respondents with an opportunity to ask questions about the contractual requirements and technical aspects of the project.  A site visit will not be conducted in conjunction with the pre-submittal conference.  Access to the Project land is not restricted.  Potential Respondents are encouraged to contact DHHL for a limited right-of-entry to inspect the land at their convenience.  Subcontractors and union representatives are also invited to attend.  Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may submit such requests to Darrell Ing, Land Development Division, via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected].

A written NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SUBMIT QUALIFICATIONS is required and shall be received by the DHHL, Land Development Division, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, no later than Tuesday, August 29, 2023.  Submittal of a NOTICE OF INTENTION TO SUBMIT QUALIFICATIONS via facsimile at (808) 620-9299, or e-mail to [email protected] is acceptable. 

Submittal of qualifications shall comply with the requirements of the RFQ.  Submittals that do not comply with the RFQ may be subject to disqualification.  DHHL reserves the right to amend the RFQ by written addenda, to reject any and all submittals, or to waive any defects in said submittals 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 Darrell Ing, 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 7th day of  August, 2023.


                                                                          DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS


                                                                          Kali Watson, Chairman

                                                                          Hawaiian Homes Commission



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