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Notice #: 05528965
Professional Providers


Pursuant to Chapter 103D, HRS, the Kauai County Department of Water anticipates the need to engage the following professional service. Those determined to be qualified to provide the requested professional service shall be placed on a list for a one-year period. The requested service includes, but is not limited to:

Special Counsel Services: qualified attorneys licensed in the State of Hawaii who can provide advice, counsel, and/or representation in civil matters in the court systems including, but not limited to: administrative law, personnel law, labor and employment law.

Those interested and capable of providing the professional services required shall submit a letter of interest together with a single copy of a statement of qualifications (SOQ) to Ms. Wynne Ushigome, Acting Manager & Chief Engineer, Kauai County Department of Water, P.O. Box 1706 or 4398 Pua Loke Street, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766. Questions may be directed to Ms. Emi Tanihiro at (808) 245-5409.

The SOQ should identify the area(s) of professional services provided by the proposer, and include a description of the proposer\u2019s firm and the qualifications and related experiences of the principals and staff members, with supporting data and information as they relate to the proposed subject-matter areas. Use of Federal Form SF 330, or State Form DPW 120 with supplemental information, where appropriate, is encouraged. The SOQ should include, but not be limited to, the following information:

A. the name of the firm or person, the principal place of business, and location of all of its offices;
B. the age of the firm and its average number of employees for the past five years;
C. the education, training, and qualifications of key members of the firm;
D. the education, training, and qualifications of key members of the associate firms for subcontracted work;
E. the names and phone numbers of up to five clients who may be contacted, including at least two for whom services have been rendered during the preceding year; and
F. Any promotional or descriptive literature which the firm desires to submit.

Expressions of interest, SOQ, and accompanying information must be received by the Department of Water no later than 4:00 p.m., May 17, 2007. Fax or electronic transmittals will not be accepted. (SB05528965 4/25/07)