NOTICE TO BIDDERS

BID FORMS for IFB No. 08-145, with plans, COOKE FIELD REPLACE TURF, will be available from and received in the OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT AND REAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (OPRPM), UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, 1400 LOWER CAMPUS ROAD, ROOM 15, HONOLULU, HAWAII 96822.

Written notice of intention to bid is due in OPRPM by 4:30 p.m., June 27, 2008.  Intention to bid via FAX (808) 956-2093 is acceptable.

Due to conditions at the site that may not be clearly identified in technical specifications and plans, it is highly recommended that all bidders attend the pre-bid conference/job site walk-through at 10:00 a.m., June 19, 2008, at the Grand Slam Hospitality Room located at the Les Murakami Stadium. Bidders must purchase a Gate Ticket ($3.00) and park in Zone 20 for this pre-bid conference.  Bidders are to display the visitor parking ticket on their dashboard in plain view of parking guards.

Requests for Substitution/Clarification must be submitted to the Technical Representative, Kirk Yuen, Facilities Planning & Management Office, 2002 East West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96822, no later than 4:00 p.m., June 24, 2008.

Bids must be submitted no later than 2:30 p.m., July 7, 2008.

Bids received after the stated due time and date(s) above will not be considered.

The project shall generally consist of removal and disposal of existing Astroturf pad; installation of new synthetic turf with sand and rubber infill, subsurface drainage system with connection to existing drainage system, drainage mat, new goal posts and goal post pads; relocation of existing electrical pullboxes; all connections of turf to structures, utilities; striping; down markers and pylons; maintenance training; equipment; eight-year warranty; complete.

To be eligible to bid, bidders must possess a valid State of Hawaii contractor’s license A.  BIDS FROM CONTRACTORS NOT LICENSED IN THE STATE OF HAWAII WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Direct all questions concerning the project’s scope of work and/or project requirements to the Technical Representative, Kirk Yuen, (808) 956-4073.

Direct all questions concerning the project’s procurement requirements to Kurt Minato, (808) 956-7159.

                                                  David McClain
(SB41879 6/16/08)                            President, University of Hawaii
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