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PUBLIC NOTICE TO OFFERORS

  NOTICE is hereby given that COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSALS for a "LARGE CAP GROWTH EQUITY INVESTMENT OPTION FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII SECTION 457 DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN", RFP No. DCP-FY-09-1, is being solicited.  Proposals shall be mailed or hand-delivered to the Chairperson of the Plan’s Board of Trustees ("Board"), at the Department of Human Resources Development ("HRD"), 235 S. Beretania Street, Room 1203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, and must be received by 4:00 p.m. (HST), February 6, 2009.  Deliveries by private mail services such as FedEx or equivalent shall be considered hand-delivered.  Proposals shall not be opened publicly, but shall be opened in the presence of persons designated by the Chairperson.

  The Request for Proposals ("RFP") may be obtained at no cost, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (HST), December 29, 2008 from the above address or can be mailed by calling (808) 587-1070.  Offerors/bidders requesting that the RFP be mailed to them must provide their Federal Express account number or equivalent.  The deadline for submission of written questions or requests to amend the RFP is January 12, 2009.  A written "Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal" must be received by the above office by 4:00 p.m., (HST), January 26, 2009, in order to receive official communications from the Board involving the RFP.  Questions and the Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal may be faxed to (808) 587-1128.  The Board reserves the right to cancel this RFP, or reject any and all proposals, in whole or in part, when it is in the best interest of the State.  The State of Hawaii, Board, and HRD assume no financial responsibility/liability whatsoever for the preparation of any response to this RFP.  Additional information on the RFP may be found on our website at http://www.hawaii.gov/hrd, or on the Procurement Notices System located on the State Procurement Office website at http://www.spo.hawaii.gov/.

MARIE C. LADERTA, Chairperson
Board of Trustees
State of Hawaii
Deferred Compensation Plan
(SB92862   12/29/08)
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NOTICE TO INTERESTED DEVELOPERS/LESSEES
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS / REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ("RFQ / RFP")
FOR THE ALA WAI BOAT HARBOR FUEL DOCK AND HAUL-OUT/REPAIR SITES

The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation ("DOBOR") is issuing a Request for Qualifications / Request for Proposals ("RFQ/RFP") to solicit qualifications and proposals from parties interested in leasing and redeveloping two non-contiguous parcels of state-owned filled lands within the Ala Wai Boat Harbor situated at Kalia, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.  The first parcel consists of approximately 15,199 square feet and is identified by Tax Map Key ("TMK") Number (1) 2-3-37:20.  The second parcel consists of approximately 38,369 square feet and is identified by TMK Numbers (1) 2-6-10:05 and 16.  The two parcels, which total approximatelly 53,568 square feet, are collectively referred to as the "Subject Properties".  Certain submerged lands adjacent to the Subject Properties may also be available for lease, subject to certain conditions and approvals.  Applicants should refer to the RFQ/RFP regarding the leasing of adjacent submerged lands.

DOBOR intends to select the applicant and development proposal that best satisfies DOBOR’s development objectives and selection criteria.  The selected applicant will enter into exclusive negotiations with DOBOR of a development agreement that would allow the selected applicant to lease and subsequently redevelop the Subject Properties upon satisfaction of the terms and conditions of the development agreement.  The lease will be for a term up to fifty-five (55) years and will allow the lessee to redevelop the Subject Properties for any uses permitted within the Ala Wai Boat Harbor and the Waikiki Special District, Public Precinct zoning district.  The redevelopment must include improved/upgraded fuel dock and haul-out/boat repair facilities that will be open to the public, and the selected applicant will be responsible for obtaining all required land use entitlements and government approvals/permits.

DOBOR will hold a briefing for interested parties at 10:00 a.m. on December 2, 2008, at which a DOBOR staff member or members will explain DOBOR’s development objectives and the RFQ/RFP process, and answer questions.  The meeting will be held in the Department of Land and Natural Resources Board Room, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 132, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.  Attendance by potential applicants is encouraged, but is not required.

To be eligible for consideration in the RFQ/RFP process, interested parties must first complete and submit an Application and Notice of Intent to any of the DOBOR Offices listed below by no later than 4:00 p.m., December 5, 2008.  Anyone who fails to submit a completed Application and Notice of Intent by this deadline will not be eligible to submit their qualifications and proposal and therefore cannot be considered for this project.  The Application and Notice of Intent form is included in the RFQ/RFP.

Once the Application and Notice of Intent are submitted, applicants will be eligible to participate in the RFQ/RFP process.

The first step of the RFQ/RFP process (RFQ) requests the submittal of statements of qualifications from the applicants, which must be submitted by no later than 4:00 p.m., December 22, 2008, to any of the DOBOR Offices listed below.  DOBOR will determine which applicants meet the qualification criteria (and may form a short list of the most qualified applicants), and those applicants will be invited to participate in the second step (RFP) of the RFQ/RFP process.  The RFP portion of the process will invite the qualified applicants to submit a detailed development proposal for the Subject Properties.  DOBOR will evaluate the submitted proposals and select the applicant whose proposal best satisfies DOBOR’s development objectives and RFP selection criteria, which objectives and criteria are provided in the RFQ/RFP.  Upon the Board of Land and Natural Resources’ approval of the selected applicant and development proposal, the selected applicant and DOBOR will commence negotiations of the development agreement.

Additional deadlines and significant dates are set forth in the RFQ/RFP.

Copies of the RFQ/RFP may be obtained at the following DOBOR Offices or downloaded from the DLNR website at:  www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dbor/rfq_rfp.htm.

Administrative Office
333 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone: (808) 587-1973

                Oahu District Office       Hawai’i District Office
            4 Sand Island Access Road                 Honokohau Small Boat Harbor
              Honolulu, Hawaii 96819                 74-380 Kealakehe Parkway
            Telephone: (808) 832-3520                 Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
                  Telephone: (808) 329-4997

  Maui District Office       Kauai District Office
            210 Imi Kala Drive, #205   4370 Kukui Grove Street, Suite 109
              Wailuku, Hawaii 96793       Lihue, Hawaii 96766
            Telephone: (808) 243-5824   Telephone: (808) 245-8028
 
DOBOR reserves the right to cancel the RFQ/RFP and reject any and all submittals when it is in the best interest of DOBOR, DLNR, or the State of Hawaii.  If there are any inquiries regarding this RFQ/RFP, or if any person requires a special accommodation (e.g., large print materials, sign language interpreters), contact Clifford Inn, Boating Education Specialist, at (808) 587-1972.

  BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES

  Laura H. Thielen, Chairperson
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NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) FOR A LEASE TO MANAGE AND OPERATE AN INTERPRETIVE/EDUCATION CENTER, GROUNDS AND FACILITIES AT HEEIA STATE PARK, OAHU

SOLICITATION NO. RFP-001-08-DSP


The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit proposals from qualified eleemosynary parties interested in a lease to manage and operate an interpretive/education center, grounds and facilities at Heeia State Park on Oahu.

DLNR envisions, at a minimum, the management and operation of an interpretive/education center within Heeia State Park that provides on-site programs in accordance with the Hawaii State Department of Education standards.  The interpretive/education center will provide educational opportunities for a wide range of visitors to Heeia State Park that includes but is not limited to school age children, community groups, and independent visitors.

The park grounds and its facilities will involve the maintenance, repairs, upkeep and future construction and renovation of the park’s grounds and facilities.  The caretaker’s cottage is not included as part of the facilities.

DLNR (lessor) will permit the lessee (awarded party) of the interpretive/education center to conduct certain commercial activities such as the operation of a visitor center/exhibit hall and its rental for banquets, parties, meetings, etc. to supplement the cost of operating free and/or reduced cost educational programs and the cost to manage the park grounds and facilities.  The interpretive/education center, educational programs and park management will be the primary focus of the lessee and the commercial recreational activities are to be supplemental and complementary to the interpretive/education center activities and park maintenance, not the focus of the lessee and/or operations.

Interested entities must complete the "Intent to Offer" form, which must be received by DLNR by December 19, 2008, in order to submit a Proposal.  Proposals must be received by Stephen Thompson, State Parks Program Manager, Division of State Parks, Department of Land and Natural Resources, at P.O. Box 621, Honolulu, HI 96809 or at 1151 Punchbowl Street, Kalanimoku Building, Room 310, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813, no later than 4:30 p.m. (HST), January 9, 2009.  Proposals submitted by facsimile or e-mail will be rejected.
     
DLNR reserves the right to cancel the RFP and reject any and all submittals when it is in the best interest of DLNR.  Copies of RFP-001-08-DSP, including the Intent to Offer form, may be picked up at the Department of Land and Natural Resources, c/o Division of State Parks, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Kalanimoku Building, Room 310, Honolulu, Hawaii, during regular business days and hours; or may be printed from the DLNR website at http://www.hawaiistateparks.org/ announcements/index.cfm; or may be sent by mail upon request.  Entities that want to receive the RFP by mail or require special accommodation (e.g., large print materials) may contact Stephen Thompson at (808) 587-0303 or at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
                                             
  Advertisement of RFP:  November 19, 2008
  Deadline for receipt of Intent to Offer:  December 19, 2008                            
  Deadline for receipt of responses (Proposals) to RFP: January 9, 2009
   
LAURA H. THIELEN, Chairperson, Board of Land and Natural Resources
Department of Land and Natural Resources
(SB84937   11/19/08)
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INVITATION FOR BIDS
No. OCA 08-01
(Multi-Step Competitive Sealed Bidding-Chapter 103D, HRS)

FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE
CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
FISCAL YEARS 2010 THROUGH 2013

  The City Council of Honolulu is interested in procuring audit services for the Financial Audit of the City and County of Honolulu for the fiscal years 2010 to 2013.  Interested offerors can examine or obtain bid documents from the Office of the City Auditor (OCA), James Campbell Building, Suite 216, 1001 Kamokila Boulevard, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, or by downloading them from the OCA website:  www.honolulu.gov/council/auditor.  Bid documents will also be issued to perspective offerors by calling (808) 768-3134 to request a bid packet.  Requirements, submittals, and due dates are described therein. 
  The bid process is multi-step with the unpriced statement of qualifications due no later than 10:00 a.m. (HST) on December 5, 2008 and the priced offer due no later than 10:00 a.m. (HST) on January 5, 2009, at which time all properly received and time stamped price offers will be publicly opened and read in the Office of the City Auditor’s Conference Room, 1001 Kamokila Boulevard, Suite 216, Kapolei, Hawaii.
  Questions may be directed to Mr. Leslie Tanaka, City Auditor, at
(808) 768-3134. 
(SB78978   11/2/08)

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DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division (VRSBD)

NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF PROPOSALS
FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind Division of the Department of Human Services is requesting proposals for the following services:

1. Work Activity Services for Molokai

2. Evaluation, Training, and Placement Services for Hamakua-Honokaa

3. Job Placement and Retention Services for Kona, Hilo, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu,  Molokai

4. Job Placement and Retention Services for the Deaf for Honolulu

5. Supported Employment Services for Kona, Hilo, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu

  The orientation for these RFPs will be held on Friday, November 14, 2008, from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. via the Information and Communication Services Division (ICSD) Video Conference Centers, Kona Community Hospital and Department of Education.  Interested individuals are invited to attend at any of the following sites:

  Oahu: Maui:
Kapolei  Wailuku Judiciary Building
    Kakuhihewa State Office Bldg.  2145 Main St., First Floor
    601 Kamokila Blvd., Rm. 167B

  Honolulu Molokai:
    Keoni Ana Building Dept. of Education
    1177 Alakea St., Rm. 302 65 Ala Malama, Rm. 102

  Big Island: Kauai:
Hilo  Lihue State Office Building
    Hilo State Office Building 3060 Eiwa Street, Basement
    75 Aupuni St., Basement

  Kona
    Kona Community Hospital
    79-1019 Haukapila St.
    Administrative Bldg.

  For more information about these RFPs, the orientation or the need for special accommodations, call Susan Foard at (808) 692-7720.  Requests for special accommodations are due by Monday, October 27, 2008.

6. Independent Living Services, Statewide

  The orientation for this RFP will be held on Friday, November 14, 2008, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the video conference sites noted above.

  For more information about this RFP, the orientation or the need for special accommodations, call Susan Foard at (808) 692-7720.  Requests for special accommodations are due by Monday, October 27, 2008.

7. Independent Living Services for Persons Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind, Oahu

8. Interpreter Referral Services for the Deaf, Statewide

  Orientations for those interested in these RFPs will be held on Monday,  November 3, 2008, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Kakuhihewa State Building, 5th Floor, Conference Room 577B.  The Interpreter Referral Services orientation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  The Independent Living Services for Persons Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind orientation will follow from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

  For more information about these RFPs, the orientation, or the need for special accommodations, call Carol Young at (808) 692-7723.  Requests for special accommodations are due by Friday, October 24, 2008.

RFPs may be downloaded from www.hawaii.gov/spo2/health/rfp103f or obtained between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except State holidays, from:

Vocational Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind
Staff Services Office
601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room 515
Kapolei, HI 96707

The RFPs will be available beginning Tuesday, October 21, 2008.  The RFPs will be mailed upon request by calling Anita Santiago at (808) 692-7716.

Lillian B. Koller
Director of Human Services

(SB77246 10/21/08)

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) Program

The CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, through its Department of Community Services, requests proposals from qualified nonprofit organizations for the EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS PROGRAM (ESG), authorized under Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

Approximately $70,186 in ESG and Community Development Block Grant matching funds is anticipated to be made available to qualified agencies for homeless prevention activities only.  The award may be for two years with the second year contingent upon appropriation of funds and satisfactory performance of the nonprofit agency.

Interested agencies may obtain a Request for Proposals (RFP) beginning Monday, October 20, 2008 in electronic PDF format via e-mail by sending a request to Stephanie On at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  A printed copy is available upon request from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii by calling 768-7752.  Proposals shall be submitted to the Department of Community Services at the above address by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2008.

An optional public information meeting will be held on Monday, October 27, 2008 at 2 p.m. at the Department of Community Services Conference Room, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.  Persons needing special accommodations should call three business days prior to the meeting date.  Questions regarding the ESG Program may be referred to Stephanie On at 768-7752.

MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu

Deborah Kim Morikawa, Director
Department of Community Services

(SB77265   10/20/08)~


RFP # RFP/ITB # 09-997736-42 for Technology Products/Equipment and Technology Services/Solutions

The County of Fairfax, VA on behalf of U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), the members of the advisory board and all local and state government agencies, higher education and non-profits entities that elect to access the Master Agreement is soliciting proposals to enter into a Master Agreement for Technology Products/Equipment and Technology Services/Solutions. The resulting contract may be awarded to multiple Suppliers. The RFP is subject to Lead Public Agency¹s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 2:00 PM.EST November 18th, 2008. Additional Information may be found at: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/dpsm/solic.htm
(SB77290 10/18, 10/19, 10/20, 10/21, 10/22, 10/23, 10/24/08)

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Notice to Developers (RFP 09-HHL-005)

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is requesting proposals to design, finance, build, and market twenty five to seventy five (25 to 75) single-family homes for Phase I of the Keokea-Waiohuli Development, located in Keokea, Kula, Maui, Hawaii.  The entire Phase I project consists of ninety-eight (98) residential lots- 25 to 75 of which will be marketed as turn-key.  The developer has the option, but is not required, to include a proposal for self-help homes on some of the 23 to 73 remaining lots. The mix of self-help and vacant lots should be determined by the developer based on the market study provided in this RFP.

The Project (Phase I) is part of a community master plan known as the "Keokea-Waiohuli Development" totaling 523 acres to be developed in four phases.  Of the 523 acres, 196 acres are designated for the construction of 337 single-family residences, 100 acres for ranching and grazing, 125 acres for open space, 100 acres for archaeological and cultural preserves, and the remaining 2 acres for a reservoir site.

All of the lots in Phase I will be marketed to Undivided Interest Lessees.  The proposals for house-type, size and cost will be based on the marketing study that is provided in the Request for Proposals (RFP) package.

Site improvements for Phase I are near completion and is scheduled for completion in the spring of 2009.

DHHL will use a "2-step process" for the selection of a Developer for this project: Step 1- Conceptual plans and prices for 4 houses/lots; and Step 2 - Schematic plans and firm prices for 25 to 75 houses/lots.

Beginning on October 14, 2008, an RFP CD may be obtained with a non refundable payment of TEN DOLLARS ($10.00) from DHHL at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707.  Payment shall be made in cash or by certified or cashier’s check payable to the "Department of Hawaiian Home Lands." The RFP may also be examined at the location indicated above.

Prospective Offerors are encouraged to attend an informational conference on October 27, 2008, at 9:00 a.m., at Kiewit Pacific construction base yard in Keokea (a location map will be provided with the RFP packet).  A site visit will be conducted following the informational conference. Attendance at the informational conference and site visit is not mandatory, but highly recommended.

All proposals must be in conformance with this RFP.  Proposals for the Project will be received at DHHL, 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, until 2:00 p.m., on November 14, 2008.
DHHL reserves the right to cancel the request for proposals and reject any and all proposals when it is in the best interest of the DHHL.

Inquiries may be directed to Stewart Matsunaga, Project Manager, at (808) 620-9283, email address: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
    DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS

  Micah A. Kane, Chairman
  Hawaiian Homes Commission
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HAWAI’I TOURISM AUTHORITY
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
MARKETING EFFECTIVENESS STUDY
RFP No. HTA-09-04

The Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA), State of Hawai’i, is requesting proposals from offerors to provide a marketing effectiveness study for the State of Hawai’i, as described in the RFP, to track visitors’ intention and desire to visit Hawai’i and to track key preferences and attributes of a destination.

Application and information packets regarding this RFP will be available beginning Tuesday, October 14, 2008 on the HTA website at http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org or at the HTA office in the Hawai’i Convention Center (Level 1), 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawai’i 96815.  If you have any questions, please contact Caroline Anderson at (808) 973-2273.

Final proposals must be received by the HTA by 4:30 p.m., HST (Hawaiian Standard Time), on Wednesday, November 5, 2008.                  (SB75715 10/14/08)~


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The State Auditor, State of Hawai’i, is requesting the services of duly registered investment advisors/consultants or investment advisory/consulting firms to conduct an investment portfolio review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, State of Hawai’i, as of and for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.  Specifications and Instructions for Submissions of Proposals (RFP No. 08-04) for the review may be obtained at the Office of the Auditor, 465 South King Street, Room 500, Honolulu, Hawai’i, or by calling 808-587-0800, between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on normal business days.  The deadline for submission of proposals to conduct the review is 12:00 noon, September 12, 2008.

This Request for Proposals may be canceled and any and all proposals may be rejected in whole or in part when it is in the best interest of the State.
        Marion M. Higa
    State Auditor
    State of Hawai`i
(SB59416 8/13/08)
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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF REGIONAL
PLAN PROJECT GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary organizations for DHHL capacity building or project implementation grants, private non-profit organizations or public agencies for regional plan priority community projects for Fiscal Year 2009-2010. Forms for submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at www.hawaii.gov/dhhl, or by calling (808) 620-9480. Proposals must be post-marked before midnight on February 2, 2009, or hand delivered by 4:00 p.m. to 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707. Multiple awards may be made.
(SB53818 8/6/08)

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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF COMMUNITY PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary organizations for community projects. Forms for submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at www.hawaii.gov/dhhl, or by calling (808) 620-9480. Proposals must be post-marked before midnight on November 3, 2008, or hand delivered by 4:00 p.m. to 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707. Multiple awards may be made.    (SB53816 8/6/08)

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NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF CAPACITY-BUILDING GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary organizations for capacity-building projects. Forms for submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at www.hawaii.gov/dhhl, or by calling (808) 620-9480. Proposals will be accepted on a continuous basis starting on August 1, 2008, with the last application accepted post-marked before midnight on March 2, 2009, or hand delivered by 4:00 p.m. to 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707. Multiple awards may be made.
(SB53809 8/6/08)

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RFP/ITB #ELEVATOR_MAINT_0572U
for ELEVATOR MAINTENANCE & SERVICE

The City and County of Denver on behalf of Fairfax County, VA, Cobb County, GA and the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), the remaining members of the advisory board and all local and state government agencies, higher education and non-profits entities that elect to access the Master Agreement is soliciting proposals/bids to enter into a Master Agreement for ELEVATOR MAINTENANCE AND SERVICE..  The resulting contract may be awarded to multiple Suppliers. The RFP/ITB is subject to Lead Public Agency¹s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 5:00 P.M..Denver, CO time August 11th, 2008. Additional Information may be found at: http://www.denvergov.org/DenverProcurements/tabid/425066/Default.aspx  (SB49746 7/10, 7/11, 7/12, 7/13, 7/14, 7/15, 7/16/08)

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) AND
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME) PROGRAMS
AND
NOTICE OF CONSULTATION MEETING
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG),
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME),
EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS (ESG) AND
HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS (HOPWA) PROGRAMS

Request for Proposals:

The City and County of Honolulu, through its Department of Budget and Fiscal Services (City), is requesting proposals from qualified private nonprofit agencies and governmental agencies of the City and County of Honolulu for federal funding from the City’s CDBG and HOME Programs for Fiscal Year 2010. The City anticipates that it will receive approximately $8 million in CDBG funds and $3.5 million in HOME funds to award to Agencies in Fiscal Year 2010. The City does not guarantee these amounts and does not guarantee that any funds will be available at all. The City is seeking projects that will enable it to achieve the goals and objectives published in its Final Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years 2006-2010. The Consolidated Plan is available for viewing at the following web address: http://www.honolulu.gov/budget/consol_plan_+2006_2010.pdf.

Schedule:

The schedule to submit applications for fiscal year 2010 CDBG and HOME funding is as follows:

June 30, 2008…................................... The Request For Proposals (RFP), including funding applications and a list of qualification materials is published at the Division of Purchasing, Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, City and County of Honolulu.

July 18, 2008….................................... City to hold information/orientation meeting and consultation meeting.

4:00 p.m., August 29, 2008…............. Deadline for all agencies to submit CDBG/ HOME funding application forms to the Division of Purchasing, as evidenced by a date and time stamp from the Division of Purchasing.  Deadline for private nonprofit agencies to submit qualification materials to the Division of Purchasing.

September to November 2008………..City staff reviews for eligibility and requests additional
  information for clarification of project proposals.

December 2008 to January 2009…….Selection Committee is formed; and reviews and selects
  project proposals.

February 2009…………………………..City staff prepares Action Plan that includes selected
  project proposals for submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban
  Development (HUD).

March 31, 2009…................................ Deadline for City Council approval of the Action Plan.

September 2009………………………. City anticipates receiving HUD funds.

Informational meeting:

An information/orientation session about this RFP, qualification materials, application forms, and the CDBG and HOME programs will be held at 9:30 a.m., Friday, July 18, 2008, at the Mission Memorial Auditorium, located immediately Diamond Head of Honolulu Hale, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Submission deadline:

All agencies must submit their CDBG/HOME funding applications to the Division of Purchasing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2008, as evidenced by a date and time stamp from the Division of Purchasing; AND private nonprofit agencies must additionally submit their qualification materials to the Division of Purchasing by this same deadline. The list of qualification materials required of private nonprofit agencies will be published in the RFP.

The Division of Purchasing is located at Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 115, Honolulu, Hawaii. (http://www.honolulu.gov/pur)

To submit a CDBG and/or HOME funding application:

€ Obtain the RFP and funding applications on the Division of Purchasing website: http://www.honolulu.gov/pur.
€ You may also pick up these forms in person at the Division of Purchasing, Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 115, Honolulu, Hawaii.
€ Complete the CDBG and/or HOME funding applications, including all required attachments.
€ Return the completed funding application(s) to the Division of Purchasing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2008, as evidenced by a date and time stamp from the Division of Purchasing.
€ Private nonprofit agencies must also submit the qualification documents listed in the RFP.

Description of CDBG Program:

Projects that are funded in the CDBG program must address the CDBG program’s primary objective, which is the "...development of viable urban communities, by providing decent housing and suitable living environments and expanding economic opportunities principally for persons of low and moderate income." All CDBG projects to be funded under this RFP must principally benefit low and moderate income families.

Eligible CDBG activities include:

€ Acquisition of real property.
€ Disposition of real property.
€ Acquisition, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or installation of public facilities.
€ Clearance, demolition and removal of buildings and improvements.
€ Provision of public services provided it is a new service or a quantifiable increase in a service now being provided and does not exceed 15% of the City’s entitlement.
€ Relocation payments.
€ Rehabilitation of privately owned buildings and low-income public housing.
€ Removal of material and architectural barriers restricting mobility of elderly and handicapped persons.
€ Planning activities.
€ Historic preservation.
€ Economic development.
€ Payment of reasonable administrative costs and carrying charges related to the planning and execution of community development activities.

Activities that are ineligible for CDBG funding include, but are not limited to, the following:

€ Buildings for the general conduct of government.
€ General government expenses.
€ Political activities.
€ Purchase of equipment unless as part of an economic development activity or when necessary for use by a recipient or subrecipient in the administration of activities assisted with CDBG funds.
€ Operating and maintenance expenses.
€ New housing construction unless carried out by a Community Based Development Organization (CBDO).
€ Income payments for housing or any other funds.
€ Religious activities.

The City may provide CDBG funds to a Community-Based Development Organization (CBDO) that is qualified to carry out certain CBDO activities such as neighborhood revitalization, community economic development, energy conservation, or new housing construction projects. Applicants need not be CBDOs to apply for CDBG funding from the City; however, only applicants that are already certified as CBDOs by the City will be granted CDBG funds to carry out CBDO activities. For details regarding CBDO certification, call 768-3936.

Description of HOME program:

The HOME program is generally intended to:

€ Expand the supply of decent and affordable housing, particularly rental housing, for low and very low income Americans.
€ Strengthen the abilities of State and local governments to design and implement strategies for achieving adequate supplies of decent, affordable housing.
€ Provide both financial and technical assistance to participating jurisdictions, including the development of model programs for affordable low-income housing.
€ Extend and strengthen partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and nonprofit organizations, in the production and operation of affordable housing.

In general, HOME funds may be used to pay the following eligible costs:

€ Development hard costs defined as the actual cost of constructing or rehabilitating housing.
€ Acquisition costs.
€ Related soft costs defined as other reasonable and necessary costs incurred and associated with the financing, or development (or both) of new construction, rehabilitation or acquisition of housing assisted with HOME funds.
€ Relocation costs.
€ Costs related to tenant-based rental assistance.

Activities that cannot be funded with HOME funds include, but are not limited to, the following:

€ Provide a project reserve account for replacements, a project reserve account for unanticipated increases in operating costs, or operating subsidies.
€ Provide tenant-based rental assistance for the special purpose of the existing Section 8 program or preventing displacement for projects assisted with rental rehabilitation grants.
€ Provide non-federal matching contributions required under any other Federal program.
€ Provide assistance authorized under Part 965 (PHA-Owned or Leased Projects - Maintenance and Operation).
€ Carry out activities authorized under Part 968 (Public Housing Modernization).
€ Provide assistance to eligible low income housing under Part 248 (Prepayment of Low Income Housing Mortgages).
€ Provide assistance (other than tenant-based rental assistance or assistance to a first-time homebuyer to acquire housing previously assisted with HOME funds) to a project previously assisted with HOME funds during the period of affordability established by the City. However, additional HOME funds may be committed to a project up to one year after project completion, but the amount of HOME funds in the project may not exceed the maximum per unit subsidy amount.
€ Pay impact fees.

The City will set aside fifteen percent (15%) of its annual HOME allocation from HUD for use by Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO). Organizations need not be CHDOs to apply for HOME funds; however, only organizations that are already certified as CHDOs by the City will be eligible for CHDO set-aside funding. For details regarding CHDO certification, call 768-3936.

All other questions may be directed to Eric Stoetzer at 768-3933.

Consultation Meeting:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a consultation meeting will be held on July 18, 2008, by the City and County of Honolulu for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) Programs. The meeting will provide interested persons, especially those from agencies that provide assisted housing, health services and social services (including those focusing on services to children, elderly persons, persons with disabilities, persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, homeless persons) with the opportunity to submit statements and supporting testimony on the community development and housing needs to be considered in the development of the City’s Action Plan.

Persons unable to attend the consultation meeting may file their statements and testimonies regarding the Action Plan by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on July 21, 2008. Correspondence should be addressed to Holly Kawano, Federal Grants Coordinator, Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, 530 South King Street, Room 208, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

The consultation meeting will be held on:

Friday, July 18, 2008, immediately following the
RFP Information/Orientation Meeting
Mission Memorial Auditorium
550 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
(A Handicapped Accessible Site)

The services of interpreters for non-English speaking persons or signers for the hearing-impaired will be made available upon request. Requests for these or other special services must be made to the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, no later than July 11, 2008 by calling 768-3933 (V/TDD).

All interested persons are invited to attend.

Holly Kawano, Federal Grants Coordinator   Mary Patricia Waterhouse, Director
Department of Budget and Fiscal Services   Department of Budget and Fiscal Services
530 South King Street, Room 208   By order of MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813   City and County of Honolulu
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The State Auditor, State of Hawaii, is requesting the services of certified public accountants to conduct a financial and investment portfolio review of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, State of Hawaii, as of the fiscal year ending June 30, 2008.  The review is to be performed in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.  Specifications and Instructions for Submissions of Proposals (RFP No. 08-03) for the review may be obtained at the Office of the Auditor, 465 South King Street, Room 500, Honolulu, Hawaii, or by calling 587-0800, between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on normal business days.  The deadline for submission of proposals to conduct the financial audits is 12:00 noon, June 24, 2008.

This Request for Proposals may be canceled and any and all proposals may be rejected in whole or in part when it is in the best interest of the State.
        Marion M. Higa
    State Auditor
    State of Hawai`i
(SB42593   6/16/08)
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NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of vacant parcels located:

PUOLO ROAD
HANAPEPE, KAUAI, HAWAII
Parcel 1:  TMK: (4) 1-9-009: 06, 07, 08 & 09
Parcel 2: TMK: (4) 1-9-010: 03

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to develop affordable housing, either single-family or duplex units within the shortest feasible duration.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashier’s or certified check only.  HHFDC office is located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom on June 30, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 28, 2008. Further information is available by calling Beth Malvestiti, Project Coordinator, at 587-0546 or Leo Domingo, Project Coordinator, at 587-3170.


  _____________________________________
  Janice Takahashi, Interim Executive Director
  Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation

(SB38231 6/6, 6/13, 6/27, 7/3)
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Proposals are invited to implement community plans for community-based transit-oriented development in selected communities in Honolulu’s central urban core. The request for proposal is available from the Social Sciences Public Policy Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa,  2424 Maile Way, Saunders Hall 723, Honolulu Hawaii 96822; telephone (808) 956-4237; or its website: <http://www.publicpolicycenter.hawaii.edu>.  Proposals will be accepted until no later than 4:00 p.m., June 13, 2008.  Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered. Direct all questions to Dr. Sharon Miyashiro, telephone (808) 956-7070.
(SB37480   6/1/08)

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NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of one parcel located:

827 WAIAKA ROAD
HONOLULU, OAHU, HAWAII
TMK: (1) 2-7-027: 014, 12,055 s.f.

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to develop an affordable, multi-family mid-rise project in this apartment-zoned neighborhood while utilizing the least amount of State of Hawaii resources.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashier’s or certified check only.  HHFDC office is located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom on June 25, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on August 14, 2008.  Further information is available by calling Beth Malvestiti, Project Coordinator, at 587-0546 or Leo Domingo, Project Coordinator, at 587-3170.

  Orlando Davidson, Executive Director
  Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

MULTI-SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME NATIVE HAWAIIANS
RFP No. OHA 08-02

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is requesting proposals from qualified applicants to provide multiple social services to low income Native Hawaiians statewide.  Services may include, but are not limited to intake, information and referral, case management financial literacy training, Individual Development Accounts (IDA), emergency financial assistance, and community support.  The contract term will be from approximately July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009, pending the continued availability and appropriation of funds.  Only one contract will be awarded under this request for proposals.

Proposals shall be mailed, postmarked by the United States Postal Service on or before June 23rd, 2008, and received no later than 10 working days from the submittal deadline. Hand delivered proposals shall be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST), on June 23rd, 2008, at the main office of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs located at 711 Kapi`olani Boulevard, Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.  Proposals postmarked or hand delivered after the submittal deadline shall be considered late and rejected.  Proposals will not be accepted by fax or electronic submission.  There are no exceptions to these requirements.

The Human Services staff will conduct an orientation on May 30th, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon HST, at Office of Hawaiian Affairs main office, 5th Floor Library.  All prospective applicants are encouraged to attend the orientation.

The deadline for submission of written questions regarding this RFP is 4:30 p.m., HST, on June 6th, 2008.  All written questions will receive a written response from OHA on or about June 13th, 2008.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to the OHA RFP Coordinator, Mr. John P. Alamodin at 711 Kapi`olani Blvd., Ste. 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, telephone: (808) 594-0220, fax: (808) 594-1865, e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Hard copies of the RFP will be available for pickup at the above office site beginning May 19th, 2008, or will be mailed to prospective applicants upon request.  OHA will not provide copies electronically or by fax.
(SB31962   5/15/08)
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The State Auditor, State of Hawai`i, is requesting the services of certified public accountants to conduct financial statement and federal compliance audits of the Department of Agriculture, State of Hawai`i, for the fiscal years ending June 30, 2008, 2009, and 2010.  The audits are to be performed in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards.  Specifications and Instructions for Submissions of Proposals (RFP No. 08-02) for the audits may be obtained at the Office of the Auditor, 465 South King Street, Room 500, Honolulu, Hawai`i, or by calling 587-0800, between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on normal business days.  The deadline for submission of proposals to conduct the financial audits is 12:00 noon, June 2, 2008.

This Request for Proposals may be canceled and any and all proposals may be rejected in whole or in part when it is in the best interest of the State.

        Marion M. Higa
    State Auditor
    State of Hawai`i
(SB30563   5/4, 5/7/08)
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PUBLIC NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The County of Kauai, Kauai County Housing Agency is requesting proposals to provide for HOMEBUYER EDUCATION AND COUNSELING SERVICES to help prepare Kauai residents become successful loan candidates for homeownership opportunities.

Proposals shall be received no later than 2:00 p.m., HST, May 7, 2008, in the office of:

  Division of Purchasing
  Department of Finance
  4444 Rice Street, Room 303
  Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766

Before any prospective Offeror shall be entitled to submit an Offer, the Offeror must, wherein applicable, comply with the provisions of Section 103-55, HRS, regulating wages and hours and working conditions of employees of contractors supplying services to governmental agencies.  Accordingly, Offerors shall complete the wage certificate for service contracts as provided in the County’s Schedule "F".

The successful Proposer shall comply with the tax clearance requirements of HRS 103D-328, and the Responsibility of Offerors compliance document requirements of HRS 103D-310(c) and HAR 3-122-112.
 
The Director of Finance reserves the right to cancel this Request for Proposals and to reject any proposal, in whole or in part, when in the best interest of the County of Kauai.

This Request for Proposal shall be governed by the requirements of HRS, Chapter 103D and the respective Hawaii Administrative Rules.  Copies must be obtained from the Division of Purchasing, phone (808) 241-6288, by application for Proposal Document No. P0124.


    Wallace G. Rezentes, Jr.
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RFP # 08-04026 SCIENCE/LABWARE SUPPLIES
AND EQUIPMENT

Harford County Public Schools on behalf of the U.S. Communities Advisory Board,  the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), and all local and state government agencies, higher education and non-profits entities that elect to access the Master Agreement is soliciting proposals/bids to enter into a Master Agreement for SCIENCE/LABWARE SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT. The resulting contract may be awarded to multiple Suppliers. The RFP is subject to Lead Public Agency¹s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 2:30 PM. ESDT April 30st, 2008. Additional Information may be found at: http://www.uscommunities.org/whatsNew/rfp.asp     or http://www.hcps.org/departments/businessServices/purchasing.aspx (SB17226 3/21, 3/22, 3/23, 3/24, 3/25, 3/26, 3/27/08)

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NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of one vacant parcel area located within the:

VILLAGES OF KAPOLEI
KAPOLEI, EWA, OAHU, HAWAII
Village 8 Parcel:  TMK: (1) 9-1-016: 76 (por.); 9.015 acres total

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to produce maximum number of affordable single family and/or multi-family residential units, three (3) acre park, three hundred twenty six (326) cluster mail boxes and small commercial center in this master planned community within shortest feasible duration.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashier’s or certified check only.  HHFDC office is located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom on April 25, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m on June 27, 2008.
Further information is available by calling Beth Malvestiti, Project Coordinator, at 587-0546 or Leo Domingo, Project Coordinator, at 587-3170.


  Orlando "Dan" Davidson, Executive Director
  Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB17312 3/20, 3/21, 4/4, 4/18/08)


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RFP # 08-44-685
Education, Classroom, Miscellaneous Support Furniture and Related Services

Wichita (KS) Public Schools-Unified Public School District 259 on behalf of the U.S. Communities Advisory Board, the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), and all local and state government agencies, higher education and non-profits entities that elect to access the Master Agreement is soliciting proposals/bids to enter into a Master Agreement for Education, Classroom, Miscellaneous Support Furniture and Related Services.  The resulting contract may be awarded to multiple Suppliers. The RFP is subject to Lead Public Agency’s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 3:00 PM. Wichita, KS. - Local Time April 21st, 2008. Additional Information may be found at: http://www.uscommunities.org/whatsNew/rfp.asp
(SB17226 3/20, 3/21, 3/22, 3/23, 3/24, 3/25, 3/26/08)

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REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS TO PROVIDE TRAINING SERVICES

The Oahu Workforce Investment Board (OWIB) requests that organizations interested in providing tuition-based training to be funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) for residents of the City and County of Honolulu, file an "Application for Long-Term and Short-Term Training Providers" with the Oahu Workforce Investment Board.

Potentially eligible providers are those organizations or schools that provide training programs to the public on a tuition or free basis and meet criteria established by the OWIB, the State of Hawaii Workforce Development Council, and Title I of the WIA (Eligible Adults and Dislocated Workers).

Approved providers will be placed on the State List of Eligible Training Providers for an initial eligibility period from the date of application approval to June 30, 2010.  Only those programs specified by the provider in its application will be considered for eligibility.  Providers must provide information that includes accreditation, licensure or certification, financial stability, and program performance measures.

Interested parties may obtain an application packet by visiting the Oahu Workforce Investment Board office at 838 South Beretania Street, Suite 207, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 beginning Monday, March 10, 2008.

An informational meeting for interested parties will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2008 at the Dillingham One-Stop Center, 1505 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite #110, Honolulu, HI 96817.

Completed applications are due at the OWIB office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, March 31, 2008.  Questions concerning the application may be directed to OWIB staff, Executive Director, Mr. Danilo Agsalog at 522-7090.              (SB03514516 3/7/08)



NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

Oahu Transit Services, Inc. (OTS) is seeking qualified firms to submit proposals to   manage its Pass by Mail Program for some of the renewals of senior citizen annual passes.

Forms of certification and proposal may be obtained from the Division of Purchasing, Oahu Transit Services, Inc., Building C, 811 Middle Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96819-2316, upon application for Proposal Document No. 2008-11.

If your firm is interested and capable of providing these services, please submit your proposal to the said Division of Purchasing by 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 10, 2008.  Proposals received after the time and date specified above will not be considered.

It is OTS’ policy to solicit proposals with the intention to award the contract. This policy not withstanding, we reserve the right at any time to:

ü Cancel this request for proposals.
ü Reject any and all proposals.
ü Procure any service by any other means.
ü Modify the selection procedure or the Scope of Work.

Additionally, soliciting proposals and granting of exclusive negotiation rights does not commit OTS to accept the terms of any proposal.  Final terms of any agreement will be determined by direct negotiations and are subject to final approval by OTS. Either may terminate contract negotiations at any time when it is determined that additional     negotiation would be unproductive.

If you have any questions, please call Gary Nishioka at (808) 852-6017.

ROBERT YU
Senior Vice President
Finance & Special Operations
(SB05533929   2/5/08)


NOTICE FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
TO DESIGN-BUILD
DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS
KAUAI DISTRICT OFFICE

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Homestead Services Division
RFP NO.:  RFP-08-HHL-008

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), State of Hawaii, hereby requests   proposals from qualified Design-Builders whose place of business is located in the state of Hawaii, for the design and construction of an interim office building for the         Department of Hawaiian Home Landís Kauai District Office.

Pursuant to §3-122-53, Hawaii Administrative Rules, a priority list will be generated based upon proposals initially classified as (1) acceptable; (2) potentially acceptable; and (3) unacceptable. All responsible offerors who submit acceptable or potentially   acceptable proposals are eligible for the priority list.  If numerous acceptable and     potentially acceptable proposals have been submitted, the DHHL may rank the       proposals and limit the priority list to at least three responsible offerors who submitted the highest-ranked proposals.  Those responsible offerors who are selected for the     priority list will be referred to as the Ēpriority-listed offerors.Ē

Discussions will be limited to only Ēpriority-listed offerrorsĒ and are held to: (1) promote understanding of DHHLís requirements and priority-listed offerorsí proposals; and (2) Facilitate arriving at a contract that will provide the best value to the State, taking into consideration the evaluation factors set forth in the RFP. Proposals may be accepted on evaluation without discussion. Significant changes or clarifications as a result of     discussion, if held, shall be addressed by addendum. Please read the Request for   Proposals for detailed information.

If necessary, priority-listed offerors will be requested to submit their best and final     offers. If best and final offers are received, final evaluations will be conducted for awards pursuant to section §3-122-57. The goal of this Design-Build program is to   enable the creativity and delivery of services and activities that will improve economic competitiveness.

Proposals will be received at DHHL, Homestead Services Division, 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 up to 4:00 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST), Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

This project is subject to Section 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes, to the requirements for Equal Employment Opportunity, and to the payment of not less than the prevailing     salaries and wages promulgated by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The Request-for-Proposals (RFP) may be examined at DHHL located at 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Copies may be obtained on or after   Monday, February 4, 2008, at the DHHL’s Main Office at 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230 or DHHL Kauai District Office located at 3060 Eiwa Street, Room 203, Lihue,  Hawaii 96766-1886, for a deposit of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) in cash or cashierís check payable to Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.  Deposit may be refundable upon return of the RFP Packet.

A PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE will be held at 9:00 a.m., HST, Thursday, February 14, 2008, at the DHHL Kauai District Office located at 3060 Eiwa Street, Room 203,    Lihue, Hawaii, to answer any questions regarding the RFP requirements. Attendance by at least one representative of each Design-Builder is recommended.

A written Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal must be submitted and received by the Homestead Services Division at 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, no later than Thursday, February 21, 2008. Submittal of Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal via facsimile at (808) 586-3835 is acceptable.

Valid tax clearance certificates from the State of Hawaii Department of Taxation     (DOTAX) and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) are required. The required tax     clearance certificate must be included with the Design-Builder’s proposal. Failure to submit the required tax clearance will be sufficient grounds for the State to refuse to   receive or consider the prospective proposal. Please refer to Responsibility of Offerors included in this RFP. Offeror is advised that if awarded a contract under this           solicitation, Offeror shall, upon award of the contract, furnish proof of compliance with the requirements of §3-122-112, Hawaii Administrative Rules.

The Design-Builder is cautioned that possession of appropriate license(s) to submit a proposal may not be sufficient to perform the work.  All Design-Builders must be sure that they possess and/or that the subcontractors possess all the necessary licenses and specialty licenses needed to perform the work for this project.  The Design Builder shall be solely responsible for assuring that all the licenses and specialty licenses required to perform the work are covered in its proposal.

Proposal must comply with the requirements of the RFP. Any proposal which, does not comply with the RFP may be subject to disqualification. DHHL reserves the right to amend the RFP by written addenda, to amend the schedule provided herein, to reject any and all proposal or to waive any defects in said proposals where DHHL deems it is in the best interest of the State.

Questions regarding this project may be directed to Mr. John J. Hirota, District       Operations Manager, Homestead Services Division via facsimile at (808) 586-3835 or email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with an email copy to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS

Micah A. Kane, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission
(SB05533890   2/3/08)



NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of two (2) vacant multi-family parcels located within the:

WILIKINA DRIVE MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENT
WAHIAWA, OAHU, HAWAII
Tax Map Key No.:  (1) 7-3-012:015 being .25 acres (10,800 sq. ft.) and
Tax Map Key No.:  (1) 7-3-013:009 being 2.34 acres

The objective of this Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is to produce an affordable       multi-family housing project while utilizing the least amount of State of Hawaii         resources.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC’s office and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashier’s or certified check only. HHFDC office is located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom at 10:30 a.m. on February 26, 2008.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., on April 18, 2008.  Further information is available by calling Chris Sadayasu, Project Manager, at     587-0547 or Ryan Morita, Project Coordinator, at 587-0543.

Orlando “Dan” Davidson, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB05533666   1/23, 1/25, 1/28, 1/31/08)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR THE
KEEHI INDUSTRIAL LOTS DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
KEEHI LAGOON
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
HARBORS DIVISION
(Chapter 103D, HRS)

The State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation-Harbors Division (DOTH) is       soliciting proposals according to the Hawaii Public Procurement Code, Section 103D-303, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

KEEHI INDUSTRIAL LOTS SITE
KEEHI LAGOON, HONOLULU, HAWAII.

The Keehi Industrial Lots Site encompasses approximately 20 acres of reclaimed land at Keehi Lagoon, Honolulu, Hawaii, including Pier 60, and lies to the east of the Kalihi Channel that empties into Honolulu Harbor. This Request For Proposals includes the planning, design, development, construction, operation and maintenance of an       industrial park complex to provide opportunities for warehousing facilities, open yard cargo space, equipment storage areas, open yards for Maritime-related transportation vehicles, ancillary office space, ancillary parking and other proposed facilities that are Maritime or Maritime-related, and are capable of accommodating individual or multiple occupants through single or multilevel structures intended to service the need for high demand industrial and warehouse space in urban Honolulu.

Parties interested in submitting a proposal must have no less than the following     qualifications:

1. A principal member of the development team must have at least 10 years of
industrial, commercial or harbors development experience or have been materially
involved in the development of at least five separate industrial, commercial or
harbors projects with at least one project consisting of no less than 10 acres
or $50,000,000.00 in total project costs.

2. Evidence of credit worthiness and sufficient financial resources to complete the
development of the Project lien free.

3. Be able to provide equity for the development and construction of the Project as
necessary or as may be required by DOT-H. Be able to provide security for the
payment and performance of the developer’s obligation to complete the
development and construction of the Project lien free. In addition to a mortgage
and security interest in the developer’s right, title or interest in the Project,
DOT-H may require the developer to provide guarantees of the developer’s
principals or other persons, to pledge other assets, to provide letters of credit
and other security.

Any person, firm, or corporation that submits a proposal must, at the time of contract award, provide the State of Hawaii with the following:

1. A tax clearance certificate from the Hawaii State Director of Taxation and the
Internal Revenue Service to the effect that all delinquent taxes, interest, and
penalties levied or accrued against the said person, firm or corporation have
been paid, and/or any other evidence requested by the acceptable to the
contracting officer to demonstrate that the proposer is not in default on any
obligations due to the State of Hawaii, any of its political subdivisions, and the
Internal Revenue Service.
2. A compliance certificate from the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial
Relations.
3. A copy of its certificate of good standing from the Hawaii Department of
Commerce and Consumer Affairs.

The Director of the DOT reserves the right to cancel this request for proposals, to   reject any or all proposals in whole or in part or to waive any defects in any proposal in the best interest of the Public.

Campaign contributions by State and County Contractors. Contractors are hereby   notified of the applicability of Section 11-205.5, HRS, which states that campaign   contributions are prohibited from specified State or County government contractors   during the term of the contract if the contractors are paid with funds appropriated by a legislative body. For more information, contact the Campaign Spending Commission at (808) 586-0285.

Qualified persons, firms or entities interested in being considered for providing the services described in this notice may obtain specifications for the proposal from the State of Hawaii, Department of Transportation, Contracts Office, 869 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.  Inquiries relating to obtaining the specifications may also be made by calling (808) 587-2130.

One (1) original and six (6) copies of the proposal are to be submitted to the       Department of Transportation Contracts Office, 869 Punchbowl Street, Room 105,  Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, no later than 2:00 P.M. (Hawaii Standard Time),  February 27, 2008.  Attention: Mr. Dana Yoshimura.

Questions regarding this solicitation including any subsequent request for           information should be directed to Mr. Dana Yoshimura at (808) 586- 2530.

Brennon T. Morioka, Ph.D., P.E.
Interim Director of Transportation
State of Hawaii
(SB05533556   1/14, 1/15/08)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS







The CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, through its Department of Community   Services, requests proposals from qualified nonprofit organizations to provide housing opportunities and supportive services to persons with HIV/AIDS. Funds for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) program are provided through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the AIDS Housing Opportunity Act (43 U.S.C. 12901), as amended. The   intent of the HOPWA program is to expand housing opportunities and supportive services to lower income persons with HIV/AIDS and their families.

The City intends to provide two year commitments of HOPWA funds to selected agencies.  Approximately $419,000 in HOPWA program funds is anticipated to be made available in Fiscal Year 2009, and approximately $419,000 in HOPWA funds is anticipated to be made available in Fiscal Year 2010. The final amount of HOPWA funds will be subject to the appropriation of HOPWA funds by the federal government, the execution of a HOPWA grant agreement between the City and HUD, and the appropriation of HOPWA funds by the Honolulu City Council.

Interested agencies may obtain a Request for Proposals (RFP) beginning       December 17, 2007 in electronic PDF format via e-mail by sending an email     request to Stephen Karel at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or Randy Wong at rswong@  honolulu.gov. A printed copy of the Request for Proposals packet will be available on request from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 beginning December 17, 2007. Proposals shall be submitted to the Department of Community Services at the above address by 2:00 pm on January 16, 2008. Questions regarding the HOPWA Request for Proposals may be directed to Stephen Karel at 768-7753 or Randy Wong at   768-7747.

An optional public information meeting will be held on December 27, 2007 from                   2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Department of Community Services Conference Room, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Persons needing special accommodations should call three business days prior to the meeting date.  Questions regarding this should be directed to Stephen Karel at 768-7753.

MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu

Deborah Kim Morikawa, Director
Department of Community Services
(SB05533286   12/14/07)



NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of vacant parcels located:

AIEA, LANAKILA AVENUE, PUNCHBOWL
HONOLULU, OAHU, HAWAII
Aiea:  TMK: (1) 9-9-44: 20 & 24
Lanakila Avenue: TMK: (1) 1-7-41: 02
Punchbowl: TMK: (1) 2-2-13:04, 14, 96, 101

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to develop affordable rental     housing within the shortest feasible duration.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashierís or certified check only.  HHFDC offices are located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom at 10:00 a.m. on January 9, 2008.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 13, 2008.  Further information is available by calling Beth Hallinan, Project Coordinator, at     587-0546 and Leo Domingo, Project Coordinator, at 587-3170.

Orlando “Dan” Davidson, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB03513305 12/7/07, 12/14/07, 12/21/07, 12/28/07, 1/4/08)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) Program









The CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, through its Department of Community Services, requests proposals from qualified nonprofit developers, service providers, and other   interested parties for the EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS PROGRAM (ESG), authorized under Title IV of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.

A total of $800,000 in ESG funds is anticipated to be made available to qualified agencies for (1) provision of essential services to persons experiencing homelessness; (2) payment of expenses relating to the maintenance and operation of emergency   shelters or transitional housing; (3) homelessness prevention activities, and (4)      renovation, major rehabilitation, or conversion of buildings for use as emergency     shelters or transitional housing for persons experiencing homelessness. The award may be for two years with the second year contingent upon appropriation of funds and     satisfactory performance of the nonprofit agency.

Interested agencies may obtain a Request for Proposals (RFP) beginning Wednesday, November 21, 2007 in electronic PDF format via e-mail by sending a request to     Stephanie On at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). A printed copy is available upon request from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii by calling 768-7752. Proposals shall be submitted to the Department of Community Services at the above address by 4 p.m. on Friday, December 21, 2007.

An optional public information meeting will be held on Friday, November 30, 2007 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Department of Community Services Conference Room, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Persons needing special     accommodations should call three business days prior to the meeting date. Questions regarding the ESG Program may be referred to Stephanie On at 768-7752.

MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu

Deborah Kim Morikawa, Director
Department of Community Services
(SB05532913   11/20/07)



IFB 08-030
Synthetic Turf, Athletic Surfaces, and Related
Products and Services

Fairfax County Public Schools, VA on behalf of the of the City of Charlotte/Mecklenburg County, Davis Joint     Unified School District, Great Valley School District, and the U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), the remaining members of the advisory board and all local and state government agencies, higher   education and non-profit entities that elect to access the Master Agreement is soliciting proposals/bids to   enter into a Master Agreement for Synthetic Turf,    Athletic Surfaces, and Related Products and Services. The resulting contract may be awarded to multiple   Suppliers. The IFB is subject to Lead Public Agency’s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 3:00 PM. December 6th,    2007. Additional Information may be found at: http://www.fcps.edu/fts/adminservices/solicitationsanddc.htm.
(SB03512905 11/7, 11/8, 11/9, 11/10, 11/11, 11/12, 11/13/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism

SOLICITATION No. RFP-08-04-OP

CONVERSION OF IDAHO ĒONEPLANĒ FOR USE IN HAWAII: PHASE II

Pursuant to the Hawaii Public Procurement Code, Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised     Statutes, the State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT) Office of Planning (OP), Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program is soliciting proposals for conversion of the Idaho “OnePlan” for use in Hawaii. 

The DBEDT, OP, CZM seeks to obtain contract services to carry out Phase II of the   conversion of the Idaho “OnePlan” for use in Hawaii:
1) As needed to supplement the Phase I report, inventory and report on appropriate
data resources that are required for conversion of the Idaho OnePlan GIS-based
tool to Hawaii-based parameters;
2) Identify and review the county, state, and federal permits or other regulatory
requirements applicable to erosion and sediment control plans to determine the
extent to which the GIS-based tool can be programmed to meet these
requirements;
3) Convert, insofar as Hawaii data is available, the Idaho “OnePlan” GIS-based
tool for creating conservation plans, with an initial focus on the erosion and
sediment control function;
4) Create Web-based access to the converted tool;
5) Conduct a user assessment with stakeholder groups to aid in ensuring that
the GIS-based tool meets the needs of Hawaii users; report to stakeholders on
the project results and outcomes; and develop and implement a “Train the Trainer”
curriculum such that at least two persons in each of the four counties can train
others to use the converted program through use of the Web access.

Service will continue from the effective date of the contract to December 31, 2008.  Compensation for services provided shall not exceed $70,000.

SEALED proposals shall be received up to 11:00 a.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) on December 4, 2007 in the Administrative Services Office/Contracts, DBEDT, State of   Hawaii, No. 1 Capitol District, 250 South Hotel Street, 5th Floor, Room 504, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Proposal documents may be obtained from that office during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for State Holidays.  The contact number for this proposal is 808-586-9312 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Deadline for questions is November 15, 2007, by 3:00 p.m.

All potential bidders must register their company with the DBEDT Administrative     Services Office/Contracts to received any addendum.  The solicitation documents are available in electronic format at the State’s website at www4.state.hi.us/bidapps and at the Department’s website at http://www.hawaii.gov/dbedt/info/bidfiles.

All proposals shall comply with the General Terms and Conditions for Goods and   Services Projects dated April 15, 1996 and must be submitted on DBEDT proposal forms.  Offerors are encouraged to carefully read the entire proposal document.

Eileen Harada for
Theodore E. Liu, Director
Department of Business, Economic
  Development, and Tourism
State of Hawaii
(SB05532627   11/1/07)



NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF REGIONAL
PLAN PROJECT GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is   seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary         organizations for regional plan priority community projects for Fiscal Year 2008-2009.  Forms for submitting     proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at www.hawaii.gov/dhhl or by calling (808) 586-3836.  Proposals must be post-marked before midnight on   February 1, 2008. No hand-delivered proposals accepted.  Multiple awards may be made.
(SB05532289   10/16/07)



NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF COMMUNITY
PROJECT GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is   seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary         organizations for community projects. Forms for submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at www.hawaii.gov/dhhl, or by calling (808) 586-3836. Proposals must be post-marked before midnight on   November 1, 2007. No hand-delivered proposals       accepted. Multiple awards may be made.
(SB05532288   10/16/07)



NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF
REGIONAL PLAN PROJECT GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is   seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary         organizations for regional plan priority community     projects. Forms for submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at www.hawaii.gov/dhhl, or by calling (808) 586-3836.  Proposals must be post-marked before midnight on November 1, 2007. No hand-      delivered proposals accepted. Multiple awards may be made.
(SB05532287   10/16/07)



NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary     organizations for capacity-building projects. Forms for       submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL offices, or at http://www.hawaii.gov/dhhl, or by calling (808) 586-3836. Proposals will be accepted on a continuous basis starting on October 1, 2007 with the last application accepted post-marked on April 1, 2008. No hand-delivered proposals accepted.    Multiple awards may be made. (SB05532286 10/16/07)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
POST-ARRIVAL PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR HAWAII’S RESTIVALS AND EVENTS
FOR 2008-2010
(RFP NO. HTA-08-04)

The HTA is seeking a qualified and capable Contractor to continue,      improve, and expand upon the 2007 Festivals of Hawaii Post-Arrival     Promotional Campaign. This campaign must incorporate the core brand     values identified for Hawaii’s festivals and events, utilize the current   “Festivals of Hawaii” logo, build upon the overall destination brand for   Hawaii, integrate a variety of advertising and public relations elements, and reach both English and Japanese language audiences. The campaign is to be implemented on or about January 2008 through December 2010.    Application and information packets are available through the HTA’s   website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258. Final proposals must be submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 10, 2007. (SB03512189 9/9/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services (“DCS”), is seeking proposals from qualified private nonprofit organizations to lease City properties to provide housing for special needs groups as defined in this Request for Proposals (“RFP”), pursuant to Section 28-3.5, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu (ROH).  The properties are identified as follows:

1. TRANSITIONAL APARTMENTS
Location: CONFIDENTIAL LOCATION.
Improvements:  A three story apartment building containing 6 2 bedroom, 2     2 bathroom units. One unit is reserved for the
    resident manager.
Use:     Transitional housing facility for abused spouses and
    their children.
2. WEST LOCH SITE
Location:     91-1002 Apa’a Street
    Ewa, Hawaii 96706
    TMK:  9-1-065:001
Improvements:  Single family two story dwelling containing 5 bedrooms,
    3 baths, and garage on a 4,069 square foot lot.
Use:     Operation of a group home for special needs youth.
3. MANOA SITE
Location:     2019 Vancouver Drive
    Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
    TMK:  2-8-016:027 and 029
Improvements:  Two story multifamily apartment building with 25
    one-bedroom and 9 two bedroom units on a 26,700
    square foot site.  Also includes 27 parking stalls,
    an elevator, laundry rooms, a multi-purpose room
    and administrative offices. 
Use:     Transitional housing for persons experiencing
    homelessness.

4. LILIHA SITE
Location:     710 Kunawai Lane
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    TMK: 1-7-043:44
Improvements:  A 5-bedroom, 2 baths, single-family detached dwelling.
Use:     Group home for the elderly.
5. EWA SITE (WEST LOCH)
Location:     91-1015 Maka`aloa Street
    Ewa, Hawaii 96706
    TMK: 9-1-067:002
Improvements:  Single family two story dwelling containing 5 bedrooms,
    3 baths, and garage on a 3,724 square foot lot.
Use:     Operation of a group home for special needs youth.
6. HONOLULU SHELTER
Location:     CONFIDENTIAL LOCATION IN HONOLULU.
Improvements:  Two residential dwellings: one two story building with
    seven (7) bedrooms and four (4) baths and one detached
    dwelling with one bedroom and one bath, all on a 6,000
    square foot site.  Also includes five (5) parking stalls.
    Redevelopment of the property is planned subject to
    availability of funds.
Use:     Emergency spouse abuse shelter.

Nonprofit organizations and community associations must meet the minimum     qualifications for eligibility set forth herein: the nonprofit organization shall have: (1) been determined to be an organization eligible for exemption from income tax under Section 501 of the federal Internal Revenue Code, (2) have at least three years of     experience in operating a housing program for the proposed client group, and (3) not be in arrears in the payment of taxes, rents or other obligations owed to the City and   County of Honolulu, and not be in arrears in the payment of any state or federal taxes.  Proposals submitted will be evaluated according to: (a) its meeting specified housing priorities of the City and County of Honolulu, (b) economic feasibility, (c) anticipated accomplishments, (d) project readiness, and (e) experience and financial capability of the applicant, including experience in administering housing projects that are subject to the regulations of the Community Development Block Grant Program and/or the HOME Investment Partnerships Program.  Preference will be given to those proposals that do not require displacement of clientele.  Consideration will NOT be given to proposals   requesting assistance for expenses required to carry out the regular responsibilities and operations of the proposing organization.  Selection of organizations to lease the properties and the lease is subject to the approval of the City Council.  The properties were assisted with funds from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships HOME) programs and are subject to CDBG and HOME restrictions on use and management which are more fully described in the full Request for Proposal.

Interested parties may obtain a request for proposals packet at no charge from the   Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Proposals must be submitted by SEPTEMBER 28, 2007.  Questions regarding the Request for Proposals may be referred to Mr. Stephen Karel at 768-7753.

BY: DEBORAH KIM MORIKAWA
Director

(SB05531543 8/24, 8/28/07)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS

(Section 304A-105, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 08-011, with plans, Synthetic Turf at Murakami Stadium for the Athletics Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, no later than 2:30 p.m., September 20, 2007. Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.

Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendor’s name, address, contact person and telephone number. If express shipment is desired, request must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE RECEIVER, and an authorized signature. Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Kurt Minato, telephone (808) 956-7159.

David McClain
President, University of Hawaii
(SB01535619 8/20/07)



Procurement Notice

Notice of Restrictive Purchase of Service of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health, Dental Health Division, intends to make a Restrictive Purchase of Service of health and human services without issuing a request for proposals pursuant to §103F-403, Hawaii Revised Statutes and §3-144, Hawaii Administrative Rules. The services to be contracted are to maintain the full capabilities of the General Practice Dental Residency Program as to the surgical theater, equipment, professional and ancillary staffing, supplies and administrative support.
The provider to be awarded is The Queen’s Medical Center. The contract will begin on July 1, 2007 or Notice to Proceed and end on June 30, 2009. The contract amount is $400,000.00

Any person may file a written protest under the procedures established under §3-148, Hawaii Administrative Rules, located on the web at www.spo.hawaii.gov, click on     Procurement of Health and Human Services.
Protests must be hand delivered or postmarked by US mail no later than August 20, 2007. If hand delivered it must be submitted by 4:30 P.M. Protests must be submitted to:

Procurement Officer for this Procurement Head of Purchasing Agency
Mark H. K. Greer, D.M.D., M.P.H., Chiyome Leinaala Fukino, M.D.
Department of Health, Dental Health Department of Health
Division 1250 Punchbowl Street, Room 326
1700 Lanakila Avenue, Room 203 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

Should you have any questions, please contact:
Mark H.K. Greer, DMD, MPH, Chief, Dental Health Division
(808) 832-5700
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)   (SB03511874 8/13/07)



REQUEST FOR AGENCY PROPOSALS

The YMCA of Honolulu (“YMCA”) hereby invites interested and qualified agencies to submit a statement of qualifications for services for Weed and Seed in the community of Waipahu.  Based on the evaluation criteria specified below, YMCA will invite agencies to submit detailed proposals.

PROJECT DETAILS:

1. Services in the designated Weed and Seed site.
2. Development of a community coalition.
3. Provide leadership on Coordinating Prevention/Intervention, and Neighborhood
Restoration activities.
4. Work with the Honolulu Police Dept in enhancing the Community Policing and
Neighborhood Security Watches.
5. Over all budget for the project is $45,000 - $48,000.

Anticipated Start of Services:  September 1,  completion by June 30, 2008.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must have at least three (3) years of operating experience under the Weed and Seed Strategy.
2. Must have an established office in Waipahu.
3. Must have experience administering grants.
4. Must be in good standing in the State of Hawaii and the Department of Justice.

PROPOSAL EVALUATION:
The following criteria will be used to evaluate all submissions:
No. Criteria Weight

1 Evidence of company’s ability to perform the work, 20%
as evidenced by profiles of key staff’s professional and
echnical competence, experience, and facilities.
2 Workload, financial strength and capacity to perform the work. 20%
3 Past performance in terms of work, compliance to schedules 40%
and knowledge of coalition building and collaboration.
4 Evidence of previous experience in similar type of projects. 20%
5. Evidence of compliance with minimum qualifications. Mandatory

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS SHALL INCLUDE:
1. A letter of interest.
2. The name of the agency, the principal place of business and location office.
3. The age of the company and its average number of employees over the past year.
4. The names, years of company service, training and qualifications of key members of the
company.
5. The names and phone numbers of up to five agencies who may be contacted and at least two
for whom services were rendered during the preceding year.
6. Documentation to substantiate each of the listed evaluation criteria.
7. Any promotional or descriptive literature that the company desires to submit.
8. List of Agency Officers and Board of Directors.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Time: 2:00 pm
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Qualifications received after this time and date will be rejected.  Honolulu mail-in deliveries must be postmarked prior to noon, 8/16/07.

All qualifications must be submitted in duplicate (2) and must clearly indicate the name of the
project.

Questions regarding this Request for Contractor’s Qualifications shall be directed to Maile
Kanemaru (808) 951-1302 or via .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Mail or Hand Deliver Proposal to:  Maile Kanemaru, Executive Director, YMCA of Honolulu,
Central Branch, 401 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96814.

The YMCA of Honolulu reserves the right to accept or reject any submissions for any and all
reasons as it deems in its best judgment. (SB03511834 08/09/07)


RFP NO. 2007-118-3034
Proposal for Cleaning Chemicals and Supplies
Dallas County, Texas  on behalf of the County of Los   Angeles, City of Houston, City and County of Denver, U.S. Communities’ Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), the remaining members of the advisory board and all   local and state government agencies, higher education and non-profits entities that elect to access the Master   Agreement is soliciting proposals/bids to enter into a Master Agreement for Cleaning Chemicals and Supplies.  The resulting contract may be awarded to multiple     Suppliers.  RFP subject to Lead Public Agency’s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 11:00 AM. August 30th, 2007. Additional Information may be found at: http://www.dallascounty.org /html/departments/purchasing/currentbids.html.

(SB03511802 8/8, 8/9, 8/10, 8/11, 8/12, 8/13, 8/14/07)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

NATURAL RESOURCES PROGRAM
(RFP NO. HTA-08-02)

The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) is requesting proposals for projects that help to manage, improve, and protect Hawai‘i’s natural environment and areas frequented by visitors.  Proposals for this program should work to address the goal and objectives identified in the Hawai‘i Tourism Strategic Plan: 2005-2015 (TSP) for the “Natural Resources” initiative. (The TSP    is available through the HTA website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is “To respect, enhance and perpetuate Hawai‘i’s natural resources to ensure a high level of satisfaction for residents and visitors.”

Application and information packets are available through the HTA’s   website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258.  Final proposals must be submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 14, 2007. (SB05531180 8/5, 8/8/07)


NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of an           unimproved, vacant site on Palani Road in Keahuolu, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii:

TMK (3) 7-4-008: Por. 056
Approximately 272 Acres

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to produce the maximum number of affordable units in the most livable community within the shortest feasible duration.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashierís or certified check only.  HHFDC offices are located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Informational meetings on the RFP will be held as follows (attendance is not required in order to submit a proposal):

HHFDC Boardroom at 10:00 a.m. on August 22, 2007; and
West Hawaii Mayor’s Office Conference Room at 10:00 a.m. on August 28, 2007.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., on November 30, 2007. Further information is available by calling Stan S. Fujimoto, Project Manager, at 587-0541.

Orlando “Dan” Davidson, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB05530891 7/23, 7/27, 8/2, 8/8, 8/14, 8/20, 8/28/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP NO. OHA 07- 07A (TA)

Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (“OHA”) is seeking   proposals for a Training and Technical Assistant (TA) Provider Team to coordinate and provide technical assistance services to any Native Hawaiian interested in OHA Malama Line of Credit loan products.

Proposals shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions prepared by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  OHA will not pay for proposals submitted or received.  The RFP may be obtained at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, (Pacific Park Plaza Building), 711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 during the business hours of 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., except holidays, or you may download the copy from the website: www.spo.hawaii.gov.  A mandatory Pre-proposal Conference is scheduled from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time in Room 1430 of the Pacific Park Plaza   Building on July 24, 2007.

If you choose to obtain a copy of the RFP from the website, you will need to register your firm by fax or e-mail, otherwise, you will not receive addenda, if any, and your offer may be rejected and not considered for award.

To register; submit a FAX or E-MAIL to:  Mark B. Glick FAX NO:  (808) 594-0255,    E-Mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Provide the following information:

Name of Firm Mailing Address Name of Contact Person
Telephone Number Facsimile Number E-Mail Address
Solicitation Number Fedex (or equivalent) account number
(any addenda to the RFP will be sent by
U. S. Postal Service first class mail if this is not provided)

OHA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.  Further, OHA reserves the right to review the financial condition of those submitting proposals and may     request a financial statement.

An original and three copies of the proposal package are required and must be     submitted in writing to be postmarked by the U. S. Postal Service no later than     midnight on August 24, 2007 or hand delivered to OHA by 4:00 p.m. (HST) on August 24, 2007.

Please submit in an envelope or package clearly and legibly marked on the outside:

OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Attention:  Mark B. Glick, Director of Economic Development

“PROPOSAL FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE (TA) PROVIDER TEAM
RFP NO. OHA 07- 07A (TA)”

“PROPOSAL CLOSING DATE:  AUGUST 24, 2007”

Failure to comply with the requirements of this RFP shall result in the rejection of the proposal.

Mark B. Glick
Director of Economic Development
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (SB03511702 7/16, 7/17, 7/18, 7/19, 7/20, 7/21, 7/22/07)


RFP 229796 ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
County of Los Angeles on behalf of the City of Seattle, Detroit Public Schools, County of Hennepin, U.S.    Communities’ Government Purchasing Alliance (GPA), the remaining members of the advisory board and all local and state government agencies, higher education and non-profits entities that elect to access the Master   Agreement is soliciting proposals/bids to enter into a Master Agreement for Electrical Products and other   services.  The resulting contract may be awarded to   multiple Suppliers.  RFP subject to Lead Public Agency’s General Conditions & Instructions to Bidders. Proposals are due no later than 12:00 p.m. August 20th, 2007.  Additional Information may be found at: http:// camisvr.co.la.ca.us/lacobids/BidLookUp/BidLookUpFrm.asp
(SB03511644 7/11, 7/12, 7/13, 7/14, 7/15, 7/16, 7/17/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) AND
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME)

NOTICE OF CONSULTATION MEETING
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG),
HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME),
EMERGENCY SHELTER GRANTS (ESG) AND HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES
FOR PERSONS WITH AIDS (HOPWA) PROGRAMS

Request for Proposals:

The City and County of Honolulu, through its Department of Budget and Fiscal   Services (City), is requesting proposals from qualified private nonprofit agencies and governmental agencies of the City and County of Honolulu for federal funding from the City’s CDBG and HOME Programs for Fiscal Year 2009. The City anticipates that it will receive approximately $8 million in CDBG funds and $3.5 million in HOME funds to award to Agencies in Fiscal Year 2009. The City does not guarantee these amounts and does not guarantee that any funds will be available at all. The City is seeking projects that will enable it to achieve the goals and objectives published in its Final         Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Years 2006-2010. The Consolidated Plan is available for viewing at the following web address: http://www.honolulu.gov/budget/consol_plan_+ 2006_2010.pdf.

Schedule:

The schedule to submit applications for fiscal year 2009 CDBG and HOME funding is as follows:

June 29, 2007…................................... The Request For Proposals (RFP), including funding applications and a list of qualification materials is published at the Division of     Purchasing, Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, City and County of Honolulu.

July 11, 2007….................................... City to hold information/orientation meeting and consultation meeting.

4:00 p.m., August 31, 2007…............. Deadline for all agencies to submit CDBG/ HOME funding application forms to the Division of Purchasing, as evidenced by a date and time stamp from the Division of Purchasing.    Deadline for private nonprofit agencies to   submit qualification materials to the Division of Purchasing.

March 31, 2008…................................ Deadline for final project selection.

Informational meeting:

An information/orientation session about this RFP, qualification materials,        application forms, and the CDBG and HOME programs will be held at 9:30 a.m.,  Wednesday, July 11, 2007, at the Mission Memorial Auditorium, located immediately Diamond Head of Honolulu Hale, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Submission deadline:

All agencies must submit their CDBG/HOME funding applications to the Division of Purchasing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2007, as evidenced by a date and time stamp from the Division of Purchasing; AND private nonprofit agencies must additionally submit their qualification materials to the Division of Purchasing by this same deadline. The list of qualification materials required of private nonprofit agencies will be       published in the RFP.

The Division of Purchasing is located at Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 115, Honolulu, Hawaii. (http://www.honolulu.gov/pur)

To submit a CDBG and/or HOME funding application:

  € Obtain the RFP and funding applications on the Division of Purchasing website: http://www.honolulu.gov/pur.
  € You may also pick up these forms in person at the Division of Purchasing, Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 115, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  € Complete the CDBG and/or HOME funding applications, including all required     attachments.
  € Return the completed funding application(s) to the Division of Purchasing by 4:00 p.m., Friday, August 31, 2007, as evidenced by a date and time stamp from the   Division of Purchasing.
  € Private nonprofit agencies must also submit the qualification documents listed in the RFP.

Description of CDBG Program:

Projects that are funded in the CDBG program must address the CDBG program’s primary objective, which is the “...development of viable urban communities, by     providing decent housing and suitable living environments and expanding economic opportunities principally for persons of low and moderate income.” All CDBG projects to be funded under this RFP must principally benefit low and moderate income     families.

Eligible CDBG activities include:

  € Acquisition of real property.
  € Disposition of real property.
  € Acquisition, construction, reconstruction, rehabilitation or installation of public     facilities.
  € Clearance, demolition and removal of buildings and improvements.
  € Provision of public services provided it is a new service or a quantifiable increase in a service now being provided and does not exceed 15% of the City’s entitlement.
  € Relocation payments.
  € Rehabilitation of privately owned buildings and low-income public housing.
  € Removal of material and architectural barriers restricting mobility of elderly and handicapped persons.
  € Planning activities.
  € Historic preservation.
  € Economic development.
  € Payment of reasonable administrative costs and carrying charges related to the planning and execution of community development activities.

Activities that are ineligible for CDBG funding include, but are not limited to, the   following:

  € Buildings for the general conduct of government.
  € General government expenses.
  € Political activities.
  € Purchase of equipment unless as part of an economic development activity or when necessary for use by a recipient or subrecipient in the administration of activities assisted with CDBG funds.
  € Operating and maintenance expenses.
  € New housing construction unless carried out by a Community Based Development Organization (CBDO).
  € Income payments for housing or any other funds.
  € Religious activities.

The City may provide CDBG funds to a Community-Based Development Organization (CBDO) that is qualified to carry out certain CBDO activities such as neighborhood   revitalization, community economic development, energy conservation, or new housing construction projects. Applicants need not be CBDOs to apply for CDBG funding from the City; however, only applicants that are already certified as CBDOs by the City will be granted CDBG funds to carry out CBDO activities. For details regarding CBDO       certification, call 523-4102.

Description of HOME program:

The HOME program is generally intended to:

  € Expand the supply of decent and affordable housing, particularly rental housing, for low and very low income Americans.
  € Strengthen the abilities of State and local governments to design and implement strategies for achieving adequate supplies of decent, affordable housing.
  € Provide both financial and technical assistance to participating jurisdictions,      including the development of model programs for affordable low-income housing.
  € Extend and strengthen partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and nonprofit organizations, in the production and     operation of affordable housing.

In general, HOME funds may be used to pay the following eligible costs:

  € Development hard costs defined as the actual cost of constructing or rehabilitating housing.
  € Acquisition costs.
  € Related soft costs defined as other reasonable and necessary costs incurred and   associated with the financing, or development (or both) of new construction,      rehabilitation or acquisition of housing assisted with HOME funds.
  € Relocation costs.
  € Costs related to tenant-based rental assistance.

Activities that cannot be funded with HOME funds include, but are not limited to, the following:

  € Provide a project reserve account for replacements, a project reserve account for   unanticipated increases in operating costs, or operating subsidies.
  € Provide tenant-based rental assistance for the special purpose of the existing     Section 8 program or preventing displacement for projects assisted with rental     rehabilitation grants.
  € Provide non-federal matching contributions required under any other Federal     program.
  € Provide assistance authorized under Part 965 (PHA-Owned or Leased Projects - Maintenance and Operation).
  € Carry out activities authorized under Part 968 (Public Housing Modernization).
  € Provide assistance to eligible low income housing under Part 248 (Prepayment of Low Income Housing Mortgages).
  € Provide assistance (other than tenant-based rental assistance or assistance to a first-time homebuyer to acquire housing previously assisted with HOME funds) to a project previously assisted with HOME funds during the period of affordability     established by the City. However, additional HOME funds may be committed to a project up to one year after project completion, but the amount of HOME funds in the project may not exceed the maximum per unit subsidy amount.
  € Pay impact fees.

The City will set aside fifteen percent (15%) of its annual HOME allocation from HUD for use by Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO). Organizations need not be CHDOs to apply for HOME funds; however, only organizations that are     already certified as CHDOs by the City will be eligible for CHDO set-aside funding. For details regarding CHDO certification, call 523-4102.

Questions may be directed to Eric Stoetzer at 527-5676.

Consultation Meeting:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a consultation meeting will be held on July 11, 2007, by the City and County of Honolulu for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons With Aids (HOPWA) Programs. The meeting will   provide interested persons, especially those from agencies that provide assisted   housing, health services and social services (including those focusing on services to children, elderly persons, persons with disabilities, persons with HIV/AIDS and their families, homeless persons) with the opportunity to submit statements and supporting testimony on the community development and housing needs to be considered in the development of the City’s Action Plan.

Persons unable to attend the consultation meeting may file their statements and testimonies regarding the Action Plan by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on July 12, 2007. Correspondence should be addressed to Holly Kawano, Federal Grants       Coordinator, Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, 530 South King Street, Room 208, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

The consultation meeting will be held on:

Wednesday, July 11, 2007, immediately following the
RFP Information/Orientation Meeting
Mission Memorial Auditorium
550 South King Street
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
(A Handicapped Accessible Site)

The services of interpreters for non-English speaking persons or signers for the   hearing-impaired will be made available upon request. Requests for these or other special services must be made to the Department of Budget and Fiscal Services, no later than July 5, 2007 by calling 527-5676 (V/TDD).

All interested persons are invited to attend.

Holly Kawano, Federal Grants Coordinator Mary Patricia Waterhouse, Director
Department of Budget and Fiscal Services Department of Budget and Fiscal Services
530 South King Street, Room 208 By order of MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 City and County of Honolulu
(SB05530508 6/29/07)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
HAWAI‘I CRUISE INDUSTRY STUDY
(RFP NO. HTA-08-01)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), State of Hawai‘i, in collaboration with the State Departments of Transportation, Business, Economic       Development and Tourism, and Land and Natural Resources, is requesting proposals (RFP) for a study to be conducted on Hawai‘i’s Cruise Industry. The study will assess the cumulative impacts and benefits of the cruise   industry on each island of Hawai‘i and the State of Hawai‘i.

Beginning June 27, 2007, the RFP will be available at the HTA’s Office located at the Hawai‘i Convention Center, First Level, 1801 Kala‘kaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 96815, or through HTA’s website at     http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org., or by calling 973-2258. A pre-submittal conference will be held on July 19, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at the Hawai‘i     Convention Center, Executive Boardroom A. Final proposals must be   submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., by August 3, 2007. (SB05530287 6/27/07)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-117, Moving Services of Library Materials for   Library Services, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www4.hawaii.gov/bidapps/ShowBids.cfm?Isle =SW) no later than 2:30 p.m., July 20, 2007. Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature.  Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Jeff Tomori, telephone (808) 956-2122.

David McClain
(SB05530097 6/15/07) President, University of Hawaii


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(CHAPTER 103D, HAWAII REVISED STATUES)

The State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources (Department) is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a koa (Acacia koa) timber   salvage opportunity for approximately 205 acres located in the Hilo Forest Reserve on the Island of Hawaii (No. Hawaii-07-02). The RFP is open to all qualified bidders, and selection will be based on a Comparative Evaluation Criteria as detailed in the State Procurement Code Chapter 3-122, HRS. The Department’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will evaluate all submitted proposals and manage any selected   project(s).  Copies of this RFP are available from DOFAW offices at 1151 Punchbowl St. Room 325, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or 19 E. Kawili St., Hilo, HI 96720 at no cost or by download at the State Procurement Office website, http://www.spo.hawaii.gov/ or at DOFAW website, http://www.dofaw.net.  The RFP will be posted and available from May 22, 2007 to July 3, 2007.

Sealed written proposals complying with RFP criteria must be received at either DOFAW office listed above by 4:30 pm (HST) on July 3, 2007, or as amended. Proposals     received after this date and time will not be considered and will be returned to the   applicant unopened. There are no exceptions to this requirement. Proposals       postmarked by July 3, 2007 but not received by either location by July 3, 2007 will not be considered for award and will be returned to offeror unopened. Please account for postal and routing delays when submitting via postal mail. A pre-proposal conference and site visit is tentatively scheduled for June 6, 2007 in Hilo on the Island of Hawaii.

Written (mail), fax, or email inquires regarding this RFP should be directed to:
Michael Constantinides
Forestry Program Manager
Division of Forestry and Wildlife
1151 Punchbowl Street Room 325
Honolulu, HI 96813
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
(fax) 808-587-0160 (SB05529581 5/27/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The State Auditor, State of Hawai‘i, is requesting the services of certified public accountants to conduct a   procurement audit of the Department of Education, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2007. The engagement is to be performed in accordance with attestation standards promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and generally accepted government auditing standards. Specifications and Instructions for         Submissions of Proposals (RFP No. 07-02) for the     engagement may be obtained at the Office of the     Auditor, 465 South King Street, Room 500, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, or by calling 587-0800, between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on normal business days. The deadline for submission of proposals to conduct the     procurement audit is 12:00 noon, June 15, 2007.

This Request for Proposals may be canceled and any and all proposals may be rejected in whole or in part when it is in the best interest of the State.

Marion M. Higa
State Auditor
State of Hawai‘i (SB05529604 5/20, 5/23/07)


NOTICE

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The County of Kauai, Kauai County Housing Agency is   requesting proposals to provide for homebuyer education classes and individualized counseling services to help   prepare Kauai residents become successful loan     candidates for homeownership opportunities.

Proposals shall be received no later than 2:00 p.m., HST, May 31, 2007, in the office of:

Division of Purchasing
Department of Finance
4444 Rice Street, Room 303
Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766

Before any prospective Offeror shall be entitled to submit an Offer, the Offeror must, wherein applicable, comply with the provisions of Section 103-55, HRS, regulating wages and hours and working conditions of employees of contractors supplying services to governmental agencies. Accordingly, Offerors shall complete the wage certificate for service contracts as provided in the County’s   Schedule F.

The successful Proposer shall comply with the tax   clearance requirements of HRS 103D-328, and the     Responsibility of Offerors, compliance document       requirements, of HRS 103D-310(c) and HAR 3-122-112.

The Director of Finance reserves the right to cancel this Request for Proposals and to reject any proposal, in whole or in part, when in the best interest of the County of Kauai.

The Request for Proposal shall be governed by the     requirements of HRS, Chapter 103D and the respective Hawaii Administrative Rules. Copies must be obtained from the Division of Purchasing, phone (808) 241-6288, by application for Proposal Document No. P0109.

Wallace G. Rezentes, Jr.
(SB05529003 4/30/07) Director of Finance


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-099, Provide Office Partitions and Storage Units for Hamilton Library, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www4.hawaii.gov/bidapps/ShowBids.cfm?Isle =SW) no later than 2:30 p.m., May 15, 2007.  Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature. Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Joann Goo, (808) 956-6590.

David McClain
(SB05528797 4/20/07) President, University of Hawaii


Public Notice
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
DENTAL SERVICES FOR THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
RFP No. HMS-503-08-04

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 103F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to purchases of health and human services, the Department of Human Services, Office of Youth Services (OYS) is soliciting proposals for Dental Services for Youth Incarcerated at the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility.

The contract term begins on October 1, 2007 and terminates on September 30, 2009.  Contract may be multi-term and may be extended, at the discretion of the OYS, up to 2 additional 12-month periods up to a maximum of 4 years.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for the above RFP number and title may be picked up     or mailed upon request or downloaded on the web at http://www.hawaii.gov/spo2/ health/rfp103f/ beginning April 25, 2007.

The original and 3 copies of each proposal shall be mailed and postmarked by the   United States Postal Service (USPS) on or before midnight, Hawaii Standard Time (HST) May 31, 2007, or hand delivered no later than 4:30 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST), on May 31, 2007, at the drop-off site designated on the Proposal Mail-in and Delivery Information Sheet.  Deliveries by private mail services such as Federal Express (FedEx) and the United Parcel Service (UPS) shall be considered hand deliveries. Proposals postmarked or hand delivered after the submittal deadline shall be considered late and rejected.  There are no exceptions to this requirement. Incomplete and late proposals will be returned without action.  Funding is subject to availability of funds and budget execution policies. 

There will be an RFP orientation session on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Office of Youth Services, 820 Mililani Street, Suite 817, Honolulu, Hawaii.  All prospective applicants are encouraged to attend the orientation.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to the RFP contact person, Mr. Calvin Sagara at the Office of Youth Services at 820 Mililani Street, Suite 817, Honolulu,    Hawaii 96813, telephone: (808) 587-5700, fax: (808) 587-5734, e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). (SB05528705 4/18/07)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-025, Provide Property Management Services for Faculty Housing, University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF         PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www4.hawaii.gov/bidapps/ShowBids.cfm?Isle=SW) no later than 2:30 p.m., May 18, 2007. Proposals     received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature. Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Joyce Teraoka, (808) 956-7977.

David McClain
President, University of Hawaii
(SB05528670 4/17/07)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP No. HTH 07-DBC-02

Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, The State of Hawaii,  Department of Health (DOH), Solid Waste Branch, is   soliciting a Request For Proposal (RFP) No. HTH 07-DBC-02 for establishing new Hawaii Deposit Beverage     Container Program certified redemption centers or     improving operations in existing centers. Specific criteria are listed in the RFP. Offerors must submit proposals in the format specified in the RFP in order to qualify for award.

One (1) double-sided bound original and three (3)  copies of the proposal must be received (whether mailed or hand-carried) and time stamped by 4:30 p.m., (HST), May 25, 2007, at the Department of Health, Solid Waste Branch, 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 212, Honolulu,  Hawaii 96814-4920. Proposals received after the deadline set for receipt of proposals will not be accepted. Faxed or emailed proposals will not be accepted. The Department of Health reserves the right to cancel this RFP and to reject any and all proposals in whole or in part when it is determined to be in the best interest of the State.

The RFP will be available for pick up in hard-copy form beginning April 16, 2007 from 8:30am - 4:30pm, H.S.T. at the below address:

Department of Health
Solid Waste Branch
919 Ala Moana Blvd. Room 212
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814-4920
Phone: (808) 586-4226

You may also download a copy of the RFP from the SPO website (http://www.spo.hawaii.gov/) by clicking on the “More Info” link under the RFP listing. However, it is your responsibility to call the RFP Contract Administrator at (808) 586-4226 as soon as possible to be placed on a mailing list for notification of RFP changes and/or     issuance of addendums if your are planning to submit a proposal. The State will not be responsible to notify you of any RFP changes or addendums if you are not on the mailing list. Failure to receive any addendum shall not relieve you from any obligation under the RFP as     submitted.

If you have any questions relating to the RFP, please call the RFP Contract Administrator, Jennifer Tosaki at (808) 586-4226. (SB05528761 4/16/07)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The State Department of Transportation invites all parties that wish to apply for Federal Traffic Safety Grants in Federal Fiscal Year 2008 to submit a proposal by June 1, 2007, 4:30 p.m. There will be approximately $1 million in Federal funds available for traffic safety projects.

The Department will reserve a certain amount of funds to be distributed as $2,000 mini-grants for Safe Community Coalitions.

Meetings to discuss the Federal and State priorities for proposals and how to apply for these funds are scheduled throughout the state. Safe Community Coalitions, County and State Agencies, and others are     encouraged to attend this meeting. The meetings will be held on:

April 16, 2007
Lihue Civic Center Moikeha Bldg.
Liquor Control Commission Conference Room
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

April 18, 2007 April 20, 2007
Maui Community College Hilo Police Station
Laulima Building, Room 225 Training Room
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

April 23, 2007 April 25, 2007
Kona Police Station Aliiaimoku Hale (DOT Bldg.)
Conference Room 5th Floor Conference Room
11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

For more information about the traffic safety grant program, call the   Department of Transportation at 808-587-6300. Copies of the RFP are available from the Highway Safety Staff at 869 Punchbowl Street, Room 405, Honolulu, HI 96813.  To request special accommodations, please call Lianne Yamamoto, Highway Safety Staff, at 808-587-6315.
(SB05528118 4/9, 4/13/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP NO. OHA 07- 07

Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (“OHA”) is seeking   proposals for a Technical Assistance (TA) Provider to coordinate and provide technical assistance services to any Native Hawaiian interested in OHA Malama Line of Credit products. 

Proposals shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions prepared by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  OHA will not pay for proposals submitted or received. The RFP may be obtained at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, (Pacific Park Plaza Building), 711     Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 during the business hours of 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., except holidays, or you may download the copy from the website: www.spo.hawaii.gov.

If you choose to obtain the copy from the website, you will need to register your firm by fax or e-mail, otherwise, you will not receive addenda, if any, and your offer may be   rejected and not considered for award.

To register; submit a FAX or E-MAIL to:  Mark B. Glick FAX NO:  (808) 594-1865,      E-Mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Provide the following information:

Name of Firm Mailing Address Name of Contact Person
Telephone Number Facsimile Number E-Mail Address
Solicitation Number Fedex (or equivalent) account number
(any addenda to the RFP will be sent by
U. S. Postal Service first class mail if this is not provided)

OHA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.  Further, OHA reserves the right to review the financial condition of those submitting proposals and may     request a financial statement.

An original and three copies of the proposal package are required and must be     submitted in writing to be postmarked by the U. S. Postal Service no later than midnight on May 4, 2007 or hand delivered to OHA by 4:00 p.m. (HST) on May 4, 2007. 

Please submit in an envelope or package clearly and legibly marked on the outside:

“OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Attention:  Mark B. Glick, Director of Economic Development

PROPOSAL FOR A TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDER
RFP NO. OHA 07- 07

PROPOSAL CLOSING DATE:  May 4, 2007”

Failure to comply with the requirements of this RFP shall result in the rejection of the proposal.

Mark B. Glick
Director of Economic Development
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (SB05528494 4/3/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP NO. OHA 07 - 06

Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (“OHA”) is seeking   proposals for a Strategic Lending Partner to address Native Hawaiian access to credit and capital by providing investment management, loan servicing and debt collection services for the FUND.

Proposals shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions prepared by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  OHA will not pay for proposals submitted or received. The RFP may be obtained at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, (Pacific Park Plaza Building), 711     Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 during the business hours of 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., except holidays, or you may download the copy from the website: www.spo.hawaii.gov.

If you choose to obtain the copy from the website, you will need to register your firm by fax or e-mail, otherwise, you will not receive addenda, if any, and your offer may be   rejected and not considered for award.

To register; submit a FAX or E-MAIL to:  Mark B. Glick FAX NO:  (808) 594-1865,    E-Mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Provide the following information:

Name of Company Mailing Address Name of Contact Person
Telephone Number Facsimile Number E-Mail Address
Solicitation Number Fedex (or equivalent) account number
(any addenda to the RFP will be sent by
U. S. Postal Service first class mail if this is not provided)

OHA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.  Further, OHA reserves the right to review the financial condition of those submitting proposals and may     request a financial statement.

An original and three copies of the proposal package are required and must be     submitted in writing to be postmarked by the U. S. Postal Service no later than midnight on May 4, 2007 or hand delivered to OHA by 4:00 p.m. (HST) on May 4, 2007.

Please submit in an envelope or package clearly and legibly marked on the outside:

“OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Attention:  Mark B. Glick, Director of Economic Development

PROPOSAL FOR A STRATEGIC LENDING PARTNER TO ADDRESS
NATIVE HAWAIIAN ACCESS TO CREDIT & CAPITAL
RFP NO. OHA 07- 06

PROPOSAL CLOSING DATE:  May 4, 2007”

Failure to comply with the requirements of this RFP shall result in the rejection of the proposal.

Mark B. Glick
Director of Economic Development
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (SB05528493 4/3/07)






Request for Proposals and Informational Meeting
Continuum of Care Programs

Request for Proposals

The Department of Community Services, Community-Based Development Division, requests proposals from   qualified nonprofit agencies providing shelter and supportive services to persons experiencing homelessness.  Proposals received will be evaluated and prioritized for inclusion into the City’s application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Continuum of Care     programs.

Project proposals submitted by qualified organizations will be ranked based on the experience and capacity of the   proposing organization, the degree to which the funding     request is consistent with HUD’s desire to use Continuum of Care (CoC) funds for housing-related activities, the degree to which CoC funds will be leveraged with other resources,  anticipated accomplishments in relation to CoC priorities, the prospects for the long term operation of the proposed     project, the participation of the proposer in the local     Continuum of Care process, and the ability of the proposing organization to implement its proposed project in a timely manner. Special consideration will be given to projects that provide permanent housing and serve the chronically   homeless.

Interested agencies may request a Request for Proposals in electronic format via e-mail by sending an e-mail request to Stephanie On at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  A printed copy of the Request for Proposals packet will be made available upon request from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813 by calling 768-7752.  Proposals must be submitted and time-stamped by 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, 2007 to the Department of Community Services at the above address.

Informational Meeting

The Department of Community Services will have an     informational meeting to brief the community and receive   input on the CoC Programs.  The informational meeting is open to all members of the community and will be held on Monday, April 9, 2007 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the   Department of Community Services Conference Room, 715 South King Street, Suite 311, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813.  Persons needing special accommodations or assistance should contact the Department of Community Services within 72 hours of the informational meeting at 768-7752.

Questions regarding the CoC Programs may be directed to Stephanie On at 768-7752.

MUFI HANNEMANN, MAYOR
City and County of Honolulu

Deborah Kim Morikawa, Director
Department of Community Services
(SB05528310 3/27/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
COUNCIL TELECASTING DIRECTOR

The City Council, City and County of Honolulu, is seeking the services of an individual or   company to oversee and manage the         telecasting of legislative proceedings. Minimum required experience is at least five (5) years of “live” telecasting and two (2) years of integrating captioning into the “live” broadcasts. The     targeted commencement date is July 1, 2007 and the contract shall run for two consecutive fiscal years, ending June 30, 2009. Interested parties (offerors) may pick up packets for     Request for Proposals No. CN07-01 beginning 8:00 a.m., Friday, March 16, 2007, at the City Council; 530 South King Street, Room 202; Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. A pre-proposal     conference (orientation) will be held in       Conference Room 1 of the City Council; 530 South King Street (report to Room 202 at 9:00 a.m.) on Friday, March 30, 2007 to clarify any issues before the bid deadline of Monday, April 16, 2007, 4:30 p.m. For further information,  contact Clayton Wong at 527-5654.

The City and County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
(SB05528095 3/11/07)


REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS TO PROVIDE TRAINING SERVICES

The Oahu Workforce Investment Board (OWIB) requests that organizations interested in providing tuition-based training to be funded under the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) for residents of the City and County of Honolulu, file an “Application for Long-Term and Short-Term Training Providers” with the Oahu Workforce Investment Board.

Potentially eligible providers are those organizations or schools that provide training programs to the public on a tuition or free basis and meet criteria established by the OWIB, the State of Hawaii Workforce Development Council, and Title I of the WIA     (Eligible Adults and Dislocated Workers).

Approved providers will be placed on the State List of Eligible Training Providers for an initial eligibility period from the date of application approval to June 30, 2009.  Only those programs specified by the provider in its application will be considered for     eligibility.  Providers must provide information that includes accreditation, licensure or certification, financial stability, and program performance measures.

Interested parties may obtain an application packet by visiting the Oahu Workforce   Investment Board office at the Pacific Park Plaza, 711 Kapiolani Boulevard, Suite 410, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 beginning Monday, March 12, 2007.

An informational meeting for interested parties will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2007 at the Oahu workforce Investment Board office.

Completed applications are due at the OWIB office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2007.  Questions concerning the application may be directed to OWIB staff, Executive Director, Mr. Danilo Agsalog at 591-5555. (SB05527837 3/9/07)


NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of two (2) vacant multi-family parcels located within the:

EAST KAPOLEI II PLANNED COMMUNITY
KAPOLEI, EWA, OAHU, HAWAII
Tax Map Key No.: (1) 9-1-17: 71 (por.) being 20.4 acres and
Tax Map Key No.: (1) 9-1-17: 88 (por.) being 19.7 acres

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to produce two affordable multi-family development projects in this master planned community while utilizing the least amount of State of Hawaii resources.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC’s office and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashier’s or certified check only.  HHFDC office is located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom at 10:30 a.m. on April 3, 2007.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., on May 29, 2007.  Further information is available by calling Chris Sadayasu, Project Manager, at     587-0547 or Leo Domingo, Project Coordinator, at 587-3170.

_____________________________________
Orlando “Dan” Davidson, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB05527955 3/5, 3/9, 3/14, 3/20/07)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
MEDICAL BOARD CHAIRPERSON AND TWO MEMBERS

Employees’ Retirement System – State of Hawaii

SEALED PROPOSALS will be received by the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii, 201 Merchant Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI 96813 up to 4:30 p.m. (H.S.T.) on April 12, 2007, for: Chairperson and Members of the Medical Board of the Employees’ Retirement System.  Three persons will be selected, one Chairperson and two Members.  At least one of the three should be licensed to practice as a psychiatrist.

The duties of the Medical Board are set forth in section 88-31, Hawaii Revised     Statutes, and include arranging for and passing upon all medical examinations required by statute in connection with employee applications for disability retirement benefits and applications for accidental death benefits. The Medical Board investigates all   essential statements and certificates submitted by or on behalf of the employee, and reports conclusions and recommendations in writing to the Board of Trustees of the   Employees’ Retirement System.

The Request for Proposals, ERS 2007-01, may be obtained from the above office     beginning at 7:45 a.m. (H.S.T.) on February 27, 2007 or requested by calling (808) 586-1705.

To be eligible to serve on the Medical Board, Offerors must possess a current medical license or osteopathic license.

David Shimabukuro
Administrator
Employees’ Retirement System
State of Hawaii (SB05527774 2/25/07)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-083, In-House Full-Service Travel Agency Services for the Athletics Department, University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www4.hawaii.gov/bidapps/ShowBids.cfm?Isle=SW no later than 2:30 p.m., February 23, 2007.  Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature.  Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Gwen Won, telephone (808) 956-8687.

David McClain
President, University of Hawaii
(SB05527086 1/23/07)



NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF GRANTS

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) is seeking competitive proposals from beneficiary     organizations for capacity-building projects and   community development projects. Forms for       submitting proposals may be obtained from any DHHL office or by calling (808) 586-3836. Proposals must be post-marked before midnight on February 1, 2007, or hand-delivered by 4:30 p.m. to 1099     Alakea Street, Suite 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Multiple awards may be made. (SB05526401 12/27/06)


PUBLIC NOTICE TO OFFERORS

NOTICE is hereby given that SEALED PROPOSALS for INVESTMENT CONSULTANT SERVICES FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII DEFERRED COMPENSATION PLAN AND ITS BOARD OF TRUSTEES, RFP No. DCP-FY-07-1, are being solicited. Proposals shall be mailed or hand delivered to the Chairperson of the Plan’s Board of Trustees (“Board”) at the Department of Human Resources Development (“HRD”), 235 S. Beretania Street, Room 1203, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, and must be received by 2:00 p.m. (HST), February 9, 2007. Deliveries by private mail   services such as FedEx or equivalent shall be considered hand-delivered. Proposals shall not be opened publicly, but shall be opened in the presence of persons       designated by the Chairperson.

The Request for Proposals (“RFP”) may be obtained at no cost, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (HST), December 20, 2006, from the above address or can be mailed by calling (808) 587-1070. Offerors/bidders requesting that the RFP be mailed to them must provide their Federal Express Account Number or equivalent. The deadline for       submission of written questions or requests to amend the RFP is January 9, 2007. A written “Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal” must be received by the above office by 2:00 p.m. (HST), February 2, 2007, in order to receive official communications from the Board involving the RFP. Questions and the Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal may be faxed to (808) 587-1128. The Board reserves the right to cancel this RFP, or reject any and all proposals, in whole or in part, when it is in the best interest of the State. The State of Hawaii, Board, and HRD assume no financial responsibility/liability whatsoever for the   preparation of any response to this RFP. Additional     information on the RFP may be found on our web-      site at http://www.hawaii.gov/hrd, or on the Procurement Notices System located on the State Procurement Office website at http://www.spo.hawaii. gov/.

MARIE C. LADERTA, Chairperson
Board of Trustees
State of Hawaii
Deferred Compensation Plan (SB05526426 12/20/06)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Proposals are invited to develop and assess models for community-based transit-oriented development in selected communities in     Honolulu’s central urban core.  The request for proposal is available from the Department of   Urban and Regional Planning, University of   Hawaii at Manoa, 2424 Maile Way, Saunders Hall 107, Honolulu Hawaii 96822; telephone (808) 956-7070. Proposals will be accepted at the above address until no later than 2:30 p.m. January 2, 2007. Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered. Direct all questions to Dr. Sharon Miyashiro, telephone (808) 956-7070.
(SB03510560 12/17/06)


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
TO PROVIDE PUBLIC RELATIONS,
COMMUNICATIONS & OUTREACH SERVICES
(RFQ-07-01)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is seeking qualifications of a contractor with proven experience and knowledge in the areas of public relations, communications, and outreach services to assist the HTA in addressing the goal and objectives of the Communications and Outreach tourism strategic initiative   identified in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan: 2005-2015 (TSP). (The TSP is available through the HTA website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is to “facilitate interaction among all visitor industry stakeholders that improves the lines of communication and enhances greater understanding of roles, values and concerns.”

The contractor’s communication, public relations, and outreach efforts and services will be highly innovative and creative to meet the various challenges of the HTA as a government   agency, with numerous tourism stakeholders and constituencies in the public and private sectors, while ensuring accountability for the performance of its statutory duties and responsibilities to develop and promote tourism in Hawaii and competitively on a worldwide basis. 

Beginning Monday, December 18, 2006, the solicitation for     requests for qualifications will be available through the HTA’s website at http://www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or at the HTA   office located at the Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue, First Level, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815. Written     statements of qualifications must be submitted to the HTA no later than 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday, January 17, 2007.
(SB05526413 12/17/06)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP No. OHA 06-03

Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (“OHA”) is seeking   proposals for the Development of a Plan and Strategy to Address Native Hawaiian Housing Issues.

Proposals shall be in accordance with the terms and conditions prepared by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.  OHA will not pay for proposals submitted or received. The RFP may be obtained at the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, (Pacific Park Plaza Building), 711     Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 during the hours of 7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., except holidays, or you may download the copy from the website: www.spo.hawaii.gov.

If you choose to obtain the copy from the website, you will need to register your firm by fax or e-mail, otherwise, you will not receive addenda, if any, and your offer may be   rejected and not considered for award.

To register; submit a FAX or E-MAIL to:  Leatrice M. Kauahi   FAX NO:  (808) 594-1865, E-Mail:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Provide the following information:

Name of Firm Mailing Address Name of Contact Person
Telephone Number Facsimile Number E-Mail Address
RFP Number Fedex (or equivalent) account number (any addenda to the RFP
  will be sent by U. S. Postal Service first class mail if
  Fedex or equivalent account number is not provided)

A pre-proposal conference will be held on Friday, December 15, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. until12:00 noon at OHA’s office, address indicated above.

OHA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Further, OHA reserves the right to review the financial condition of those submitting proposals and may     request a financial statement.

An original and three copies of the proposal package are required and must be     submitted in writing to be postmarked by the U. S. Postal Service no later than     midnight on February 16, 2007 or hand delivered to OHA by 4:00 p.m. (HST) on     February 16, 2007. 

Please submit in an envelope or package clearly and legibly marked on the outside:

“OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS
711 Kapiolani Blvd., Suite 500
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Attention: Leatrice M. Kauahi
Lead Advocate-Housing

“PROPOSAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF PLAN AND STRATEGY
TO ADDRESS NATIVE HAWAIIAN HOUSING ISSUES
RFP NO. OHA 06-03”

“PROPOSAL CLOSING DATE:  February 16, 2007”

Failure to comply with the requirements of this RFP shall result in the rejection of the proposal.

Leatrice M. Kauahi
Lead Advocate-Housing
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (SB05526182 12/3/06)






Request for Proposals
2007 Homeless Point-In-Time Count

The City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services (DCS), and Partners In Care (PIC), Honolulu’s Continuum of Care Coordinating Coalition,  requests proposals from qualified firms to undertake a point-in-time count of unsheltered persons and families experiencing homelessness in the City and County of Honolulu.

The selected firm will work with DCS and PIC to     undertake a field count of unsheltered persons and   families experiencing homelessness on the island of   Oahu.  The selected firm will also estimate the number of persons who are chronically homeless as defined by the United States Department of Housing and Urban       Development.

Request for Proposals packets are available from the Department of Community Services via replay e-mail.  Interested parties may request a proposal packet via   e-mail to Stephanie On at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Printed copies of the Request for Proposals packet are also available upon request. Questions regarding the 2007 Homeless Point-In-Time Count may be directed to     Stephanie On at 768-7752. (SB05525828 11/14/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-056, Provide Scanned, Processed Digital Images of Aerial Photographs Damaged or Destroyed in the     October 30, 2004 Flood for Library Services, will be   available from and received in the OFFICE OF         PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www2.state.hi.us/bidapps/showbids.cfm) no later than 2:30 p.m., December 8, 2006. Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature. Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Bruce Isaacs, telephone (808) 956-8634.

David McClain
(SB05525796 11/14/06) President, University of Hawaii


NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of three vacant parcel areas located within the:

VILLAGES OF KAPOLEI
KAPOLEI, EWA, OAHU, HAWAII
Village Center Parcels:  TMK #s: (1) 9-1-16: 37, 38 & 39; 15.376 acres total
Village 4 Parcels:  TMK #s: (1) 9-1-79: 01 to 34 & 54; 2.561 acres total
Village 5 Parcels:  TMK #s: (1) 9-1-92: 37 to 66 & 104; 2.526 acres total

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to produce a mixed-use Village Center project to include residential, commercial, community center and church site uses, as well as residential units in the Village 4 and Village 5 areas, utilizing the least amount of State resources.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a   non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashier’s or certified check only.  HHFDC office is located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on this RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom at 10:00 a.m. on December 7, 2006.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., on February 2, 2007. Further information is available by calling Chris Sadayasu, Project Coordinator, at   587-0547 or Leo Domingo, Project Coordinator, at 587-3170.

_____________________________________
Orlando “Dan” Davidson, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB05525638 11/6, 11/11, 11/17, 11/22, 11/27/06)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

SAFETY AND SECURITY PLAN
FOR HAWAII’S VISITOR INDUSTRY
(RFP-07-06)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is requesting proposals for the development of a Safety and Security Plan to assist in addressing the goal and objectives identified in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan:  2005-2015 (TSP) for the “Safety and Security” initiative. (The TSP is available through the HTA website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is to “achieve a safe Hawaii visitor experience.”  The Plan should focus on criminal activities, outdoor activities, and accidents and other medical emergencies that may affect the health, safety and welfare of Hawaii’s visitors. The tasks       required to develop this plan include, but are not limited to:

  € developing a database and information on existing safety and security measures, initiatives, programs and resources for visitors in Hawaii;
  € identifying and describing potential examples of “best     practices” of safety and security programs available globally;
  € identifying immediate needs and possible solutions         impacting the health, safety, security, and welfare of       Hawaii’s visitors;
  € identifying specific actions, projects, programs, activities or initiatives needed to address the objectives of the Safety and Security strategic initiative;
  € identifying any potential or existing programs or             organizations which may be able to implement any of the specific actions, projects, programs, or activities identified;
  € estimating, forecasting, or determining the resources       (financial and/or labor) needed to implement the           recommended actions/projects; and,
  € prioritizing the recommended actions, projects, programs, or activities for implementation based on need.

Application and information packets are available through the HTA’s website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258. Final proposals must be     submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 8, 2006.
(SB05525538 11/5/06)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
For
Architect/Engineering/Construction Services
(Chapter 103D, HRS)

Qualified professional design/build teams are hereby invited to submit their       qualifications to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) for design/build services. The HPHA intends to enter into negotiations with a qualified design/build team to   furnish any and all professional services required to investigate existing field conditions, to provide design/engineering services, to develop construction plans and technical specifications and to construct their design for the following project:

SCHOOL STREET RENOVATIONS, RFP FOR NEW OFFICE
1002 North School Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96817
Plan, design and construct Building M, a 3,000 SF office building at the site of the existing Building K. 
HPHA Job No.  06-049-000-S

Date of Building Turnover: March 2007
Estimated Construction Cost: $450,000 to $500,000

The RFP document may be examined or obtained at the Construction Management Section, at the above address.  One (1) set of RFP documents will be provided to each applicant at no charge. 

PROPOSAL EVALUATION
The following criteria will be used to evaluate all submissions:
1. Demonstrated understanding of the RFP and design/build requirements;
2. Proposals conformance to the design intent, elements of the statement of work and outline specifications:
3. Financial and technical capabilities in terms of factors such as bonding capability, personnel, cash flow requirements, equipment, and materials;
4. Demonstrated experience in performing similar work and specific qualification of those to perform the work; and
5. Design cost and quality, design/construction time – Itemized Proposal Budget (price) relative to project and detailed design/construction schedule and overall elapsed design/construction time.

A review committee will evaluate and rank the submissions. The top three (3) qualifying teams will be asked to make a presentation before the Screening Committee.

Those teams making presentations will be required to submit a project management proposal, which shall include an overall project schedule, identification of the proposed design team, assignment of company personnel, personnel qualifications, related past project experiences, and other related information as required.

After the presentations have been evaluated and ranked, HPHA will negotiate with the most highly qualified team.  The proposed contract will include tasks with a scope of services and a payment schedule in accordance with State AG-003 (11/15/05) and Form HPHA GC-7/27/06.

QUALIFICATIONS SHALL INCLUDE:
1. A Letter of Interest, due on November 20, 2006.
2. The name of the firm or person, the principal place of business and location of all of its offices;
3. The age of the firm and its average number of employees over the past years;
4. The education, training, and qualifications of key members of the firm;
5. The names and phone numbers of up to four clients who may be contacted,        including at least two for whom services were rendered during the preceding year;
6. Evidence of the firm’s effort to encourage and utilize minorities and minority     business enterprise firms in its operations. Include proposed percent of overall project effort to be performed by minority-owned business enterprises;
7. Submission of the following certificates:
a. Tax Clearance Certificate from the Department of Taxation and the Internal   Revenue Service.
b. Certificate of Good Standing as issued by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
c. Certificate of Compliance as issued by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR). 
8. Documentation to substantiate each of the listed evaluation criteria; and
9. Any promotional or descriptive literature which the firm desires to submit.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Date: December 4, 2006

Qualifications received after this time may be subject to rejection by the HPHA.

Mail or hand deliver qualifications to:

Ms. Patti Y. Miyamoto, Interim Executive Director
Hawaii Public Housing Authority
1002 North School Street, Building D
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

All qualifications must be submitted in triplicate (3) and must clearly indicate the name of the project the design/build team is submitting a proposal for.  Questions regarding this request for proposals shall be directed to Mr. Miles Okimura at (808) 620-3341. 

The HPHA reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and reserves the right to waive any informality in the solicitation process.

HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY

Patti Y. Miyamoto
(SB05525503 11/1, 11/3, 11/6/06) Interim Executive Director


Public Notice
REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 103F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, relating to purchases of health and human services, the Department of Human Services, Office of Youth Services (OYS) is soliciting proposals for the following:

RFP No. HMS-501-08-01: COMMUNITY-BASED PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR YOUTH
Community based prevention and intervention services for youth:
€ Positive Youth Development
€ Youth Gang Prevention and Intervention
€ Truancy Prevention and In-School Suspension
€ Attendant Care
€ Community-Based Outreach and Advocacy
€ Education/Vocational Services for At-Risk Youth
€ Services for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

RFP No. HMS-501-08-02: COMMUNITY-BASED RESIDENTIAL SERVICES FOR YOUTH
Residential services to meet the needs of Hawaii’s at-risk and troubled youths,        including youths being released from the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility (HYCF):
€ Community-based Level I—Non-Intensive
€ Level II—Intensive
€ Independent Living
€ Emergency Shelter

RFP No. HMS-503-08-03: SERVICES FOR THE HYCF
Services for youth committed to the Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility (HYCF):
€ Diversion from Incarceration, In-Facility and After Care Services
€ In-Facility Substance Abuse Services

Request for Proposals (RFP) for the above RFP numbers and titles may be picked up or mailed upon request or downloaded on the web at http://www.hawaii.gov/spo2/ health/rfp103f/  beginning October 30, 2006.

The original and 4 copies of each proposal shall be mailed and postmarked by the   United States Postal Service (USPS) on or before midnight, Hawaii Standard Time (HST) January 26, 2007, or hand delivered no later than 4:30 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST), on January 26, 2007, at the drop-off site designated on the Proposal   Mail-in and Delivery Information Sheet. Deliveries by private mail services such as   Federal Express (FedEx) and the United Parcel Service (UPS) shall be considered hand deliveries. Proposals postmarked or hand delivered after the submittal deadline shall be considered late and rejected. There are no exceptions to this requirement.        Incomplete and late proposals will be returned without action. Funding is subject to availability of funds and budget execution policies.

There will be an RFP orientation session on Thursday, November 16, 2006. The time and place for the session is stated in Section 1. “Administrative Overview” of the RFP. All prospective applicants are encouraged to attend the orientation.

The deadline for submission of written questions is 12:00 midnight HST, on Friday,  November 24, 2006. All written questions submitted by November 24, 2006 will     receive a written response from the State on or about December 4, 2006.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to the RFP contact person, Miss   Edralyn Caberto at 820 Mililani Street, Suite 817, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, telephone: (808) 587-5700, fax: (808) 587-5734, e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
(SB05525551 10/29/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-040, Computer Energy Management System for Maui Community College, will be available from and     received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is     available on the Internet at http://www2.state.hi.us/  bidapps/showbids.cfm) no later than 2:30 p.m.,      November 20, 2006. Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature. Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Bruce Isaacs, telephone (808) 956-8634.

David McClain
(SB05525279 10/18/060 President, University of Hawaii


NOTICE TO DEVELOPERS
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from interested persons for the development of a portion of an unimproved State property in Kakaako, Oahu, Hawaii:

MAKAI, DIAMOND-HEAD CORNER OF
THE INTERSECTION OF
HALEKAUWILA AND KEAWE STREETS
KAKAAKO, OAHU, HAWAII
TMK (1) 2-1-051: Por. 009
Approximately 1.25 Acres

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to produce affordable rental units.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a   non-refundable amount of $100.00 which must be paid by cashiers or certified check only.  HHFDC offices are located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

An informational meeting on the RFP will be held in the HHFDC Boardroom at 10:30 a.m. on November 21, 2006.

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., on January 19, 2007. Further information is available by calling Stan S. Fujimoto, Project Manager, at     587-0541.

Orlando “Dan” Davidson, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB05525232 10/16, 10/24, 11/1, 11/9, 11/20, 11/28/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP No. HTH 07-DBC-01

The State of Hawaii, Department of Health (DOH), Solid Waste Branch, is soliciting a Request For Proposal (RFP) for qualified education and outreach services to develop, coordinate, and manage a state-wide recycling education effort though an interactive resource guide and musical theater performance for PreK-6th grade students for the Deposit Beverage Container (DBC) Program. Specific   criteria are listed in the RFP.

The RFP will be available beginning Friday, October 6, 2006 at 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 212, Honolulu,  Hawaii 96814, or on the following website: http://www4.hawaii.gov/bidapps/ShowBids.cfm

Proposal submittal deadline is Friday, October 27, 2006.

A RFP orientation session will be held Monday, October 16, 2006, at 10a.m., at the DOH offices, 919 Ala Moana Blvd. Rm. 215, Honolulu, HI 96814. All prospective   applicants are encouraged and attend and/or contact DOH as a potential offeror.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to     Jennifer Tosaki at 586-4226. (SB05525153 10/7/06)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

STATEWIDE LEGAL SERVICES AND
REPRESENTATION FOR OHA’S BENEFICIARIES
RFP No. OHA 06-02

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is requesting     proposals from qualified applicants to provide OHA’s beneficiaries with statewide legal services and         representation.  Services may include, but are not limited to, the assertion and defense of quiet title actions,    ahupua‘a and kuleana tenant rights, other traditional and customary practices, protection of culturally significant places, and land title assistance.  The contract term will be from approximately December 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007, pending the continued availability and         appropriation of funds. Only one contract will be     awarded under this request for proposals.

Proposals shall be mailed, postmarked by the United States Postal Service (USPS) on or before November 3, 2006, and received no later than 10 working days from the submittal deadline. Hand delivered proposals shall be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Hawai‘i Standard Time (HST), on November 3, 2006, at the main office of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs located at 711 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813.      Proposals postmarked or hand delivered after the     submittal deadline shall be considered late and rejected.  Proposals will not be accepted by fax or electronic   submission. There are no exceptions to these           requirements.

OHA’s Native Rights staff will conduct an orientation on Thursday, October 12, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon HST, at OHA’s main office. All prospective       applicants are encouraged to attend the orientation.

The deadline for submission of written questions       regarding this RFP is 4:30 p.m., HST, on October 16, 2006. All written questions will receive a written response from OHA on or about October 23, 2006.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to the RFP contact person at OHA, Heidi Guth at 711 Kapi‘olani Blvd., Ste. 500, Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96813, telephone: (808) 594-1962, fax: (808) 594-1865, e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).  Hard copies of the RFP will be available for pickup at the above office site beginning October 6, 2006, or will be mailed to prospective applicants upon request.  OHA will not provide copies electronically or by fax. (SB05525127 10/6/06)


NOTICE TO PROPOSERS

Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), Chapter 103D, the County of Kauai, Department of Finance is requesting proposals for Third Party Administrators (TPA) with established expertise and experience in workers’ compensation claims administration.

Proposals shall be received no later than 2:00 p.m., HST, November 6, 2006 in the office of:

Division of Purchasing
Department of Finance
4444 Rice Street, Suite 303
Lihue Civic Center
Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766

Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.

Before any prospective Offeror shall be entitled to submit an Offer, the Offeror must, wherein applicable, comply with the provisions of Section 103-55, HRS, regulating wages and hours and working conditions of employees of contractors supplying services to government agencies. Accordingly, a prospective Offeror shall complete the certificate as provided as Schedule “F”.

The successful Proposer shall comply with the tax clearance requirements of HRS 103-53 and the responsibility of offerors of HRS 103D-310(c) and HAR 3-122-112.

The Director of Finance reserves the right to cancel the Request for Proposals and to reject any or all proposals in whole or in part when it is in the best interest of the County.

This request for proposal shall be governed by the requirements of HRS Chapter 103D and the respective Hawaii Administrative Rules and copies must be obtained from the Division of Purchasing, phone (808) 241-6288, by application for Proposal Document No. P0100.

MICHAEL H. TRESLER
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
COUNTY OF KAUAI
(SB03510223 10/6/06)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The State Auditor, State of Hawai‘i, is requesting the services of a qualified consultant to provide assistance to the State Auditor and the Identity Theft Task Force as provided by Act 140, Session Laws of Hawai‘i 2006.  Specifications and Instructions for Submissions of     Proposals (RFP No. 06-04) for the assistance         engagement may be obtained at the Office of the Auditor, 465 South King Street, Room 500, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, or by calling 587-0800, between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on normal business days.  The deadline for submission of proposals to conduct the assistance engagement is 12:00 noon, October 26, 2006.

This Request for Proposals may be canceled and any and all proposals may be rejected in whole or in part when it is in the best interest of the State.

Marion M. Higa
State Auditor
(SB05525121 10/5, 10/8/06) State of Hawai‘i


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
For
Architect/Engineering/Construction Services
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

Qualified professional design/build teams are hereby invited to submit their       qualifications to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) for design/build services.  The HPHA intends to enter into negotiations with a qualified design/build team to   furnish any and all professional services required to investigate existing field conditions, provide design/engineering services, to develop construction plans and technical   specifications and to construct their design for the following project:

RENOVATION OF BUILDING E AT 1002 NORTH SCHOOL STREET
1002 North School Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96817
To plan, design, and renovate office space in the existing Building E
HPHA Job No.  06-043-000-S

Anticipated Start of Design: October 2006
Anticipated Start of Construction:  October 2006
Estimated Construction Cost:  $300,000 to $500,000

RFP documents may be examined or obtained at the Construction Management     Section, at the above address.  One (1) set of RFP documents will be provided to each bidder at no charge.

PROPOSAL EVALUATION
The following criteria will be used to evaluate all submissions:
1. Demonstrated understanding of the RFP and design/build requirements;
2. Proposals conformance to the design intent, elements of the statement of work and outline specifications;
3. Financial and technical capabilities in terms of factors such as bonding     capability, personnel, cash flow requirements, equipment, and materials;
4. Demonstrated experience in performing similar work and specific qualification of those to perform the work; and
5. Design cost and quality, design/construction time – Itemized Proposal Budget (price) relative to project and detailed design/construction schedule and overall elapsed design/construction time.

A review committee will evaluate and rank the submissions.  The top four (4) qualifying teams will be asked to make a presentation before the Screening Committee.

Those teams making presentations will be required to submit a project management proposal, which shall include an overall project schedule, identification of the proposed design team, assignment of company personnel, personnel qualifications, related past project experiences, and other related information as required.

After the presentations have been evaluated and ranked, HPHA will negotiate with the most highly qualified team.  The proposed contract will include tasks with a scope of services and a payment schedule in accordance with State AG/SPO FORM-K(1) (1/01) and Form AG2-008 (11/15/2005).

QUALIFICATIONS SHALL INCLUDE:
1. A Letter of Interest, due on September 29, 2006.
2. The name of the firm or person, the principal place of business and location of all of its offices;
3. The age of the firm and its average number of employees over the past years;
4. The education, training, and qualifications of key members of the firm;
5. The names and phone numbers of up to four clients who may be contacted,    including at least two for whom services were rendered during the preceding year;
6. Evidence of the firm’s effort to encourage and utilize minorities and minority   business enterprise firms in its operations.  Include proposed percent of overall project effort to be performed by minority-owned business enterprises;
7. Submission of the following Certificates:
a. Tax Clearance Certificate from the Department of Taxation and the Internal Revenue Service.
b. Certificate of Good Standing as issued by the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs.
c. Certificate of Compliance as issued by the Department of Labor and Industrial   Relations (DLIR). 
8. Documentation to substantiate each of the listed evaluation criteria; and
9. Any promotional or descriptive literature which the firm desires to submit.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Date: October 12, 2006

Qualifications received after this time may be subject to rejection by the HPHA.

Mail or Hand Deliver Qualifications to:

Ms. Patti Y. Miyamoto
Hawaii Public Housing Authority
1002 North School Street
Honolulu, Hawaii  96817

All qualifications must be submitted in triplicate (3) and must clearly indicate the name of the project the design/build team is submitting for.  Questions regarding this request for proposals shall be directed to Mr. Derek H. Fujikami at (808) 590-3486.

The HPHA reserves the right to reject any and all qualifications and reserves the right to waive any informality in the solicitation process.

HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY

Patti Y. Miyamoto, Interim Executive Director
Hawaii Public Housing Authority
(SB05524651 9/13, 9/15, 9/18/06)


STATE OF HAWAII
THE STATE LEGISLATURE
HONOLULU, HAWAII

NOTICE TO OFFERORS

A Request for Proposals to provide services to plan, execute, and report on the legislative broadcast project to start on December 1, 2006 and end on November 30, 2007 covering the 2007 Regular Session and interim, with an option to renew,      beginning December 1, 2007 and ending on November 14, 2008, covering the 2008 Regular Session and interim, is issued by the Hawaii State Legislature. Proposals are due by October 2, 2006, no later than 2:00 p.m. at the Senate Chief Clerk’s Office, State Capitol, Room 010, or the House Chief Clerkís Office, State Capitol, Room 027, 415 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813. Any written questions regarding the Request for Proposals must be submitted by September 13, 2006.

The award for the contract will be made by October 17, 2006, and the contract start date shall be on December 1, 2006.

Proposal documents, including specifications, may be obtained or examined at the above offices.  Questions relating to this official solicitation may be directed to Mr. Paul Kawaguchi, (808) 586-6720, or Ms. Patricia Mau-Shimizu, (808) 586-6400, or at their above addresses.

The Hawaii State Legislature reserves the right to reject any or all offers and to waive any defects in offers in the best interest of the public.

Dated:  Honolulu, Hawaii, August 30, 2006.

Paul Kawaguchi Patricia Mau-Shimizu
Chief Clerk of the Senate Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives
(SB05524300 8/30/06)


NOTICE FOR A REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Deferred Compensation Committee (Committee) of the City and County of Honolulu is requesting proposals from 457 Deferred Compensation Plan for a bundled plan for City and County employees and retirees.

The electronic Request For Proposal (RFP) is downloadable from the www.sstbenefits.com website.  From the home page, click on RFPs in the left column, then, click “City and County of Honolulu 457 RFP”.  The Log On name is “Honolulu” and the password is “2007”.

All requests for information and / or clarification should be directed to:

Bill Tugaw, Consultant
SST Benefits Consulting
4966 El Camino Real, Suite 200
Los Altos, CA. 94022
Phone: (650) 940-1111
Fax: (650) 940-1583
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Your written proposal must be received at the address below by 4:00 p.m. HST on Thursday, September 14, 2006. Proposals received after this date (even if they are postmarked before 4:00 p.m. on September 14, 2006) will not be considered.  Honolulu reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals or any items or groups of items offered in response to this RFP.  Honolulu reserves the right to negotiate the terms and conditions of the agreement. 

Proposals should be mailed to:

Michael Golojuch
Administrative Services Officer
City and County of Honolulu
Department of Budget and Fiscal Services
530 South King Street, Room 208
Honolulu, HI 96813
(SB03510010 8/23/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 07-027, Provide Beverage and Vending Rights     Program for Auxiliary Services, University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www2.state.hi.us/bidapps/showbids.cfm) and must be submitted no later than 2:30 p.m., October 2, 2006.  Proposals received after the time and date fixed for   submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature. Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Kurt Minato, telephone (808) 956-7159.

David McClain
President, University of Hawaii
(SB05524196 8/17/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-034, Advertising Agency Services for University of   Hawaii – West Oahu, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www2.state.hi.us/bidapps/showbids.cfm) no later than 2:30 p.m., September 18, 2006. Proposals   received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature.  Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Bruce Isaacs, telephone (808) 956-8634.

David McClain
(SB05524123 8/14/06) President, University of Hawaii



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

MULTI-SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME NATIVE HAWAIIANS
RFP No. OHA 06-01

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is requesting proposals from qualified applicants to provide multiple social services to low income Native Hawaiians statewide. Services may include, but are not limited to intake, information and referral, case management financial literacy training, Individual Development Accounts (IDA), emergency financial assistance, and community support. The contract term will be from approximately     November 1, 2006 to October 31, 2011, pending the continued availability and       appropriation of funds. Only one contract will be awarded under this request for     proposals.

Proposals shall be mailed, postmarked by the United States Postal Service on or before September 11, 2006, and received no later than 10 working days from the submittal deadline. Hand delivered proposals shall be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST), on September 11, 2006, at the main office of the Office of     Hawaiian Affairs located at 711 Kapi‘olani Boulevard, Suite 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Proposals postmarked or hand delivered after the submittal deadline shall be considered late and rejected. Proposals will not be accepted by fax or electronic       submission. There are no exceptions to these requirements.

OHA’s Human Services staff will conduct an orientation on August 25, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon HST, at OHA’s main office. All prospective applicants are         encouraged to attend the orientation.

The deadline for submission of written questions regarding this RFP is 4:30 p.m., HST, on September 1, 2006. All written questions will receive a written response from OHA on or about September 8, 2006.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to the RFP contact person at OHA, Mr. Stephen K. Morse at 711 Kapi‘olani Blvd., Ste. 500, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813,        telephone: (808) 594-1878, fax: (808) 594-1865, e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Hard   copies of the RFP will be available for pickup at the above office site beginning August 14, 2006, or will be maled to prospective applicants upon request. OHA will not       provide copies electronically or by fax. (SB05524137 8/13/06)



NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Chapter 103D, HRS)

Sealed proposals will be received at the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (“HHFDC”), 677 Queen Street, Suite 300, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 up to 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 12, 2006, for HHFDC Job No. 06-053-C42-S, Real Estate Development     Consulting Services in furtherance of Act 288, Session Laws of Hawaii 2006.

Beginning August 3, 2006, the Request for Proposals may be examined and purchased at HHFDC at the above address. The purchase price for each set of REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS is a non-refundable $5.00. Cash will be   accepted.  A cashier’s or certified check made payable to “Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation” will also be accepted. Personal checks or personal   business checks will not be accepted.

The scope of services consists of real estate development services generally required to acquire and evaluate     development options in order to preserve affordable   rental housing on the property, inclusive of site         assessments, appraisals, financial feasibility studies, and broker services.

All offers shall include the State General Excise Tax of 4.0%.  The HHFDC may reject any and all offers and may waive any proposal defects whenever HHFDC deems such action is in the best interest of HHFDC. The determination of the successful offeror will be made by HHFDC.

A Pre-Offer Conference is scheduled at the HHFDC at 10:00 a.m. on August 17, 2006. Attendance by all     offerors is recommended, but not required.

Offerors shall comply with all requirements of the       Request For Proposals documents. Questions relating to this bid solicitation or persons requiring special needs/ auxiliary aids (e.g. sign language, large print or other media) for this REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS, may contact Dan Davidson, Special Assistant at 587-0644. Written questions may be submitted by facsimile at 587-0600.

Janice N. Takahashi, Acting Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation

Date: July 28, 2006 (SB05523887 8/3/06)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
HAWAIIAN CULTURE PROGRAM
(RFP-07-04)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is requesting proposals for projects that help to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture.  Proposals for this program should work to address the goal and objectives identified in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan:  2005-2015 (TSP) for the “Hawaiian Culture” initiative.    (The TSP is available through the HTA website at www.    hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is “To honor and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and community.”

Application and information packets are available through   the HTA’s website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by   calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258.  Final proposals must be submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2006. (SB05523952 8/2/06)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
NATURAL RESOURCES PROGRAM
(RFP-07-03)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is requesting proposals for projects that help to manage, improve, and protect Hawaii’s natural environment and areas frequented by visitors.      Proposals for this program should work to address the goal and objectives identified in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan:  2005-2015 (TSP) for the “Natural Resources” initiative.    (The TSP is available through the HTA website at www.    hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is “To respect, enhance and perpetuate Hawaii’s natural resources to ensure a high level of satisfaction for residents and visitors.”

Application and information packets are available through   the HTA’s website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by   calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258. Final proposals must be submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2006. (SB05523951 8/2/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 07-018, Tax Deferred Annuity (TDA) Program and Custodial Accounts Program, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www2.state.hi.us/bidapps/showbids. cfm) no later than 2:30 p.m., September 1, 2006.    Proposals received after the time and date fixed for   submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature.  Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093. Direct all questions to Bruce Isaacs (808) 956-8634.

David McClain
(SB05523912 8/1/06) President, University of Hawaii


NOTICE TO DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANTS
HHFDC Job No. 06-052-C42-S
(Chapter 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes)

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is       requesting for proposals from qualified persons to serve as real estate development manager(s) to assist HHFDC in the development of its various affordable housing   projects.

The objective of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to procure one or more experienced development management consultant(s) to provide management and administrative services necessary to assist HHFDC in facilitating and completing the development of affordable housing project(s), as assigned by HHFDC.

Copies of the RFP may be examined at HHFDC and parties may obtain a copy for a non-refundable amount of $10.00 which may be payable by cash or check.  HHFDC   offices are located at:

HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION
677 Queen Street, Suite 300
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Completed proposals must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., on August 25, 2006. Further information is available by calling Stan S. Fujimoto, Project Manager, at     587-0541.

______________________________________
Janice N. Takahashi, Acting Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB05523906 8/1, 8/9, 8/15, 8/21/06)


RFP No. HTH 07-DBC-01

The State of Hawaii, Department of Health (DOH), Solid Waste Branch, is soliciting a Request For Proposal (RFP) for qualified education and outreach services to develop, coordinate, and manage a state-wide recycling education effort though an interactive resource guide and musical theater performance for PreK-6th grade students for the Deposit Beverage Container (DBC) Program. Specific   criteria are listed in the RFP.

The RFP will be available beginning Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 919 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 212, Honolulu,  Hawaii 96814, or on the following website: http://www4.hawaii.gov/bidapps/ShowBids.cfm?Isle=O

Proposal submittal deadline is Monday, August 28, 2006.

A RFP orientation session will be held Friday, August 4, 2006, at 10a.m., at the DOH offices, 919 Ala Moana Blvd. Rm. 215, Honolulu, HI 96814. All prospective   applicants are encouraged and attend and/or contact DOH as a potential offeror.

Inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed to Jennifer Tosaki at 586-4226. (SB05523938 7/31/06)



REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
NATURAL RESOURCES PROGRAM
(RFP-07-03)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is requesting proposals for projects that help to manage, improve, and protect Hawaii’s natural environment and areas frequented by visitors.      Proposals for this program should work to address the goal and objectives identified in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan:  2005-2015 (TSP) for the “Natural Resources” initiative.    (The TSP is available through the HTA website at www.    hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is “To respect, enhance and perpetuate Hawaii’s natural resources to ensure a high level of satisfaction for residents and visitors.”

Application and information packets are available through   the HTA’s website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by   calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258.  Final proposals must be submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2006.
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
HAWAIIAN CULTURE PROGRAM
(RFP-07-04)

The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is requesting proposals for projects that help to perpetuate the Hawaiian culture.  Proposals for this program should work to address the goal and objectives identified in the Hawaii Tourism Strategic Plan:  2005-2015 (TSP) for the “Hawaiian Culture” initiative.    (The TSP is available through the HTA website at www.    hawaiitourismauthority.org).  The goal of this initiative is “To honor and perpetuate the Hawaiian culture and community.”

Application and information packets are available through   the HTA’s website at www.hawaiitourismauthority.org, or by   calling the HTA office at (808) 973-2258.  Final proposals must be submitted to the HTA by 4:30 p.m., Friday, September 15, 2006. (SB05523756 7/30, 8/2/06)


NOTICE TO OFFERORS
(Section 304-4, HRS)

PROPOSAL FORMS for Request for Proposal (RFP) No. 07-004, Printing and Delivery of Ka Leo O Hawai´i for Board of Publications, University of Hawaii at Manoa, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF     PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822, (an unofficial copy of the RFP is available on the Internet at http://www2.state.hi.us/bidapps/showbids.cfm)and must be submitted no later than 2:30 p.m., September 5, 2006.  Proposals received after the time and date fixed for submission will not be considered.
Vendors located outside the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, USA, may request an official copy of the RFP to be sent via U.S. Postal Service by providing the vendorís name, address, contact person and telephone number. If     express shipment is desired, requests must be submitted in writing with an account number, BILLABLE TO THE   RECEIVER, and an authorized signature.  Requests may be transmitted via facsimile, (808) 956-2093.  Direct all questions to Kurt Minato, telephone (808) 956-7159.

David McClain
President, University of Hawaii
(SB05523783 7/25/06)


REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND:
IMPROVING TEACHER QUALITY HIGH EDUCATION GRANTS
Public Law 107-110
(ESEA, Title II, Part A)

The University of Hawaii at Manoa announces the availability of Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for grants under the No Child Left Behind: Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Grants Program (formerly the Eisenhower Professional Development Program). The grants may begin on September 1, 2006 and continue through August 31, 2007. they are awarded on a competitive basis to partnerships comprised at a minimum of (1) a private or State institution of higher education and its division that prepares teachers and principals; (2) a school of arts and sciences within higher education; and (3) a high-need local educational complex. Grants will be awarded for professional development activities in core academic subject areas, computer-related technology, or to ensure that teachers can use state academic and student achievement standards and assessments to improve instructional practices and student achievement.

The deadline for submitting applications is August 1, 2006. To receive guidelines for the RFP, send a written or e-mail request to: Paul M. Kingery. Associate Dean for Research, College of Education, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1776 University Avenue, UHS1-114, Honolulu, HI 96822. Fax: 956-0717; E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
(SB03509852 7/23/06)

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