NOTICE TO BIDDERS

BID FORMS for IFB No. 09-0121, with plans, A/C and Air Quality Improvements at Edith Kanakaole Hall (Bldg. 333), University of Hawaii at Hilo, 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 OR at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Facilities Planning and Construction Office, 200 W. Kawili Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720-4091.

Written notice of intention to bid is due in OPRPM by 4:30 p.m., November 24, 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 a pre-bid conference/job site walk-through at 10:00 a.m., October 22, 2008, at the University of Hawaii at Hilo campus, Institute for Astronomy Building, Meeting Room #131, 640 N. Aohoku Place, Hilo, Hawaii.  There is no charge for parking.  Parking stalls fronting the building is available or in the upper parking lot.  A map of the pre-bid location is available at the following website address:  http://www.ifa.hawaii.edu/ifa/maps/hilo_map.htm

Requests for Substitution/Clarification must be submitted to the Technical Representative, Michael Murakami, no later than 4:00 p.m., November 6, 2008.

Bids must be submitted no later than 2:30 p.m., December 4, 2008.

Bids will be opened at 2:30 p.m., December 9, 2008.

The project in general consists of removing and replacing the existing ceiling, light fixtures, the above ground chilled water pipe insulations, all existing chilled water fan coil units, and all air conditioning ductwork.  To also include modifications to the condensate drain system as required for the replaced and new fan coil units, installation of new direct digital controllers, appurtenant equipment and incidental related work.

To be eligible to bid, bidders must possess a valid State of Hawaii contractor’s license B.

BIDS FROM CONTRACTORS NOT LICENSED IN THE STATE OF HAWAII WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

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

Direct all questions concerning the project’s scope of work and/or project requirements to the Technical Representative, Michael Murakami, (808) 974-7595.

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

                                                  David McClain
(SB73911 10/13/08)                            President, University of Hawaii
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