NOTICE TO BIDDERS
(Chapter 103D, HRS)

Sealed bids 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 Thursday, June 26, 2008, for HHFDC Job No. 08-002-N90-S, Waiahole Valley Agricultural Park and Residential Lots Subdivision - Cutting of Trees, Koolaupoko, Waiahole, Oahu, Hawaii 96744 at which time all properly received and time-stamped bids will be opened.

Beginning Tuesday, June 10, 2008, the INVITATION FOR BID ("IFB") may be examined and purchased at the Development Section of the HHFDC at the above address.  The purchase price for each set of IFB is a non-refundable $25.00.  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 Notice of Intent to Bid must be received and time stamped at the Office of the HHFDC no later than 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 16, 2008, ten (10) calendar days prior to the date designated for the opening of the bids.  Forms are included in the bid documents or are available at the above address.  Notice of Intent to Bid may be mailed to the above address or may be faxed to (808) 587-0600.  Bidders must possess a valid State of Hawaii Contractor’s License: Type C-27b Tree Trimming and Removal Specialty License.  Any subcontractor(s) required for work related to the tree cutting work shall have the correct licenses for the type of subcontracting work required.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 9:00 A.M. on Friday, June 13, 2008.  All interested bidders shall meet promptly at the location indicated on the General Location Map provided in the bid documents.  Additional site visits will not be provided.  Written questions may be mailed or faxed to Gary K. Umeda up to 2:00 P.M., Monday, June 16, 2008, ten (10) calendar days prior to the bid opening.

All bids shall include the State General Excise Tax of 4.5%.  Bid Security of at least 5% of the lump sum bid amount is required.  The HHFDC may reject any and all bids and may waive any bid defects whenever HHFDC deems such action is in the best interest of the HHFDC in accordance with Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 103D-308.  The determination of the lowest, responsible bidder will be made by HHFDC.

Persons requiring special needs/auxiliary aids (e.g. sign language, large print or other media) relating to this IFB, may contact Gary K. Umeda, Project Coordinator, at 587-0548.

Janice N. Takahashi, Interim Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation
(SB38723   6/10, 6/12/08)
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