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Notice #: 05524137
Request for Proposals


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: 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)