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 4:00 p.m. on January 29, 2015, for HHFDC Job No. 15-001-K85-S, Villages of Kapolei Landscape Maintenance, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707 at which time all properly-received and time-stamped bids will be opened and read out loud.

Beginning January 2, 2015, the INVITATION FOR BIDS may be examined and purchased at HHFDC at the above address.  The purchase price for each set of INVITATION FOR BIDS is a non-refundable $20.00.  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 the maintenance of all areas described in the INVITATION FOR BIDS.  Landscape maintenance will involve mowing, weeding, fertilizing, tree trimming, removal and disposal of debris, trash and cuttings, and shall also include the maintenance and repair of the irrigation system for all areas to be maintained.  Bidders are encouraged to visit the site requiring this service to familiarize themselves with existing conditions and the extent of services required as stated in the scope of services.  Notice of Intent to Bid must be received and time stamped at the Office of the HHFDC no later than 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 15, 2015, the tenth (10) calendar day prior to the date designated for the opening of the bids.  Forms are included in the bidding documents and are available at the above address.  The Notice of Intent to Bid may be filed by fax at (808) 587-0600.  Bidders must possess a valid State of Hawaii Contractor’s Type "A" or specialty "C-27" License tobe eligible to bid.

All bids shall include the State General Excise Tax of 4.712%.  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 HHFDC.  The determination of the successful bidder will be made by HHFDC.
A Pre-Bid Conference will not be conducted. Bidders are encouraged to visit the various designated locations on the map provided in the bid documents to familiarize themselves with existing conditions and the extent of services required as stated in the scope of services. 
Questions relating to this bid solicitation or persons requiring special needs/auxiliary aids (e.g. sign language, large print or other media) for this INVITATION FOR BIDS, may contact Project Coordinator Beth Malvestiti at 587-0546.  Written questions may be submitted by facsimile at 587-0600.


Craig K. Hirai, Executive Director
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation

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