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Notice #: 05533631
Notices to Bidders

Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Land Development Division

IFB NO.: IFB-08-HHL-008

SEALED BIDS for IFB No.: IFB-08-HHL-008, Construction of LA`I`OPUA VILLAGE 4: KEANALEHU DRIVE EXTENSION, Kealakehe, Kailua-Kona, County of Hawaii, State of Hawaii, will be received by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), Land Development Division at 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii until 2:00 p.m., Hawaii Standard Time (H.S.T.), Thursday, February 28, 2008, at which time all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the time fixed for opening or delivered elsewhere other than specified herein, will not be considered.

This project consists of the construction of roadway, signing and striping, street lighting system, and all necessary utilities and appurtenances.

To be eligible to submit a bid, the Bidder and/or his subcontractors must possess all required valid State of Hawaii licenses and specialty licenses needed to perform the work for this project. A surety bid bond will be required for this IFB.

This project is subject to Section 103D, Hawaii Revised Statutes and to the payment of not less than the prevailing salaries and wages promulgated by the State of Hawaii, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

Bid documents may be examined at or obtained from the DHHL on and after January 25, 2008 at:

1) 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or
2) Its West Hawaii District Office, 64-756 Mamalahoa Highway,
Kamuela, Hawaii 96743 or
3) Its East Hawaii District Office, 160 Baker Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720

A Cashier\u2019s Check payable to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands or Cash for $10.00 per compact disc (CD) containing the construction plans, specifications, instructions, terms and conditions and geotechnical report may be obtained on or after January 25, 2008. Personal checks and business checks will not be accepted. Payments are non-refundable.

A NON-MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING will be held at 9:00 a.m., H.S.T, Wednesday, February 13, 2008, at the Kaniohale Community Center, 74-5100 Haleolono Street, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740, to answer any questions regarding the IFB requirements. There will be no job-site visit following the pre-bid meeting. All potential interested bidders, offerors, subcontractors and union representatives are invited to attend and attendance is optional. Persons needing special accommodations due to a disability may contact Mr. William Makanui, Land Development Division via facsimile at (808) 586-3923.

The project site is readily accessible and a gate which secures Keanalehu Drive and entry to the site is open during normal working hours. However school buses traverse and have exclusive use of Keanalehu Drive beyond this gate between 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. from Monday through Friday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and between 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Bidders wishing to inspect the site shall not drive on Keanalehu Drive beyond the gate during these times.

A written NOTICE OF INTENT TO BID is required and must be received by the DHHL, Land Development Division at 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, no later than ten (10) days prior to the time advertised for opening of bids. Submittal of Notice of Intent to Bid via facsimile at (808) 586-3923 is acceptable.

A properly executed and notarized STANDARD OF QUALIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE FOR OFFERORS SPO-21 form (\u201DQuestionnaire\u201D), must be submitted to the DHHL for evaluation no later than eight (8) days prior to the time advertised for the opening of bids, unless the bidder has previously filed a Questionnaire within the previous two (2) years of the date of opening of bids or as requested. The Questionnaire can be downloaded at the State Procurement Office website:, under Forms Vendors/Contractors.

Bids must comply with the requirements of the IFB. Bids that do not comply with the IFB may be subject to disqualification. DHHL reserves the right to amend the IFB by written addenda, to reject any and all proposal or to waive any defects in said proposals where DHHL deems it is in the best interest of the State.

Questions regarding this project may be directed in writing to Mr. William Makanui, Land Development Division, DHHL, 1099 Alakea Street, Suite 1230, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 or via facsimile at (808) 586-3923.

Dated at Honolulu, Hawaii, this 22nd day of January, 2008.


Micah A. Kane, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission
(SB05533631 1/23, 1/25, 1/28/08)