05/29/14 – DLNR Invites Professional Services Providers To Submit Qualifications For Capital Improvement Program And Operating Budget Projects

Posted on May 29, 2014 in Engineering, News Releases

News Release


For Immediate News Release May 29, 2014 


HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) may require qualified professional consultants to provide planning, architectural, engineering (all disciplines), land surveying, land appraisal, landscape architectural, construction management and/or other related professional services for its Capital Improvement Program and/or operating budget projects appropriated during fiscal year (FY) 2015 (July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015). DLNR’s solicitation for FY15 Professional Services for CIP and operating budget projects has been posted on the State Procurement Office website at:

Professional registration in the State of Hawaii is required for the provision of engineering, architectural and/or surveying services. Planning firms must have the necessary education, training and experience. Construction management firms must have a Hawaii-licensed architect or engineer on staff. Professional liability insurance (e.g., for errors and omissions) may be required for certain projects based on the scope of work.

Submittal Requirements
Firms or individuals interested in being considered for selection and who are qualified to provide such service(s) are requested to submit one (1) copy of each of the following:

  1. Letter of Interest (on company letterhead) signed and dated by an authorized representative;
  2. Completed Attachment A (included at the end of this solicitation) indicating the specific professional service discipline(s) and specific CIP project(s), if applicable, for which to be considered;
  3. Completed and signed DPW Form 120 (rev. 6/99) or Federal Standard Form 330
    (NOTE: A DPW Form 120 may be obtained at the Kalanimoku Building, Room 221, 1151 Punchbowl St., Honolulu; downloaded from https://hawaii.gov/forms/department-of-accounting-and-general-services/cip-dpw-120/view; or requested by calling (808) 587-0230);
  4. A CD with PDF files of the above items; and
  5. Any other promotional or descriptive literature desired (optional).


Submittals missing any or all of items 1 through 4 above will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered until all items are received.

Deliver or mail documents to:
William J. Aila, Jr., Chairperson
Department of Land and Natural Resources
1151 Punchbowl St., Room 130
Honolulu, HI 96813

Facsimile or e-mail submittals will not be accepted.
DLNR will not be responsible for lost or misdirected mail or delivery.

Submittal Deadlines
Completed submittals must be received at the above address and time stamped by 4:30 p.m. June 13, 2014. Submittals received or incomplete submittals completed after the June 13, 2014, deadline will be considered “Late.” Qualified “Late” applicants will be considered for projects for the balance of the fiscal year by the following schedule:

Date Received (time stamp) or Deemed Completed
June 13, 2014 (4:31 p.m.) to Sept.12, 2014 (4:30 p.m.)

Applicant Eligible Starting: Oct. 1, 2014

Date Received (time stamp) or Deemed Completed 
Sept. 12, 2014 (4:31 p.m.) to Dec. 12, 2014 (4:30 p.m.) Jan. 1, 2015

No “Late” submittals will be accepted after 4:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 2014.

Capital Improvement Program (CIP) Projects

DLNR may require qualified professional services for the following CIP projects:
1. Lump Sum CIP – Improvements at Boating and Ocean Recreation Facilities, Statewide
2. Lump Sum CIP – State Parks Improvements, Statewide
3. Rockfall and Flood Mitigation, Statewide
4. Geothermal Well Plugging and Abandonment, Hawaii
5. Ala Wai Canal Dredging, Oahu
6. Kalauhaehae Fishpond (Lucas Spring), Niu Valley, Oahu – restore spring and fishpond
7. Rockfall Mitigation, Menehune Road, Kauai
8. DOFAW Baseyard Energy Retrofit, Statewide – PV installation and/or electrical upgrades
9. Pu’u Wa’a Wa’a Structure Improvements and Dam Compliance, Hawaii
10. DOFAW Baseyard Improvements, Statewide
11. Kawainui Marsh, Oahu – environmental clean-up and restoration
12. Deep Monitor Wells, Statewide – construct and/or repair deep monitor wells
13. Watershed Initiative, Statewide – watershed protection, management and administration
14. Manuka Natural Area Reserve Boundary Fence, Hawaii – ungulate proof boundary fence
15. Ahihi Kina’u Natural Area Reserve Kanahena Parking Improvements, Maui
16. Ala Wai Watershed Flood Study, Oahu (FF) – investigate and/or mitigate flooding
17. Pulehunui Feasibility Study and Infrastructure Planning, Maui
18. ADA Public Accessibility at DLNR Facilities, Statewide – public accessibility improvements
19. Maui Office Annex Building, Maui – new facility to support departmental operations
20. West Kauai Field Operations Facility, Kauai – new facility to support departmental operations
21. Kahoolawe Island Reserve, Statewide – renewable energy system at Kahoolawe base camp
22. Diamond Head Seawall, Oahu – assess, repair, maintain seawall
23. Camp 10 Access Road Bridge, Kauai – improvements to access bridges
24. Forest and Outdoor Recreation Improvements, Statewide
25. Hanalei River, Kauai – improvements/repairs to river breach
26. DLNR East Oahu Radio Repeater System, Oahu
27. Kula Forest Reserve, Maui – reconstruct/resurface existing access roads
28. He’eia State Park, Oahu – improvements to Main Hall building
29. He’eia State Park, Oahu – improvements to parking lot and access to fishpond
30. Maunawili Trail Improvements, Oahu – parking area and trailhead improvements
31. State Parks Hazard Mitigation Improvements, Statewide – including natural, arboreal and anthropogenic hazards
32. Lump Sum CIP Improvements at State Parks, Statewide – infrastructure, facility support, regulatory compliance and/or health and safety improvements
33. Central Maui Regional Park, Maui – new regional park
34. Mana Drag Racing Strip, Kauai – ground and site improvements
35. Lipoa Point, Land Acquisition, Maui
36. New State Park, Oahu – planning for new state park near Laniakea and Chun’s Reef
37. Marine Debris Mitigation, Statewide – removal of marine debris from state waters and shorelines
38. Lump Sum Improvements at Boating and Ocean Recreation Facilities, Statewide (FF)
39. Kihei Boat Ramp, Maui – improvements at boat ramp
40. Maalaea Small Boat Harbor, Maui – replacement of wooden finger piers
41. Waianae Small Boat Harbor, Oahu – road, parking and fencing improvements
42. General Flood Control Plan Update, Statewide – research and inventory flood data and incorporation into General Flood Control Plan web application
43. Royal Hawaiian Groin Replacement, Oahu
44. Ka’anapali Beach Restoration and Berm Enhancement, Ka’anapali, Maui

Operating, Repair and/or Maintenance (Operating Budget) Projects
DLNR may require qualified professional services for operating, repair and/or maintenance projects involving the following disciplines:
1. Architecture
2. Civil engineering
3. Mechanical engineering
4. Electrical engineering
5. Geotechnical engineering
6. Structural engineering
7. Environmental engineering
8. Coastal engineering
9. Construction management
10. Land surveying
11. Landscape architecture
12. Planning – including water resource planning, hazard mitigation/response planning, historic preservation planning or community planning
13. Archaeology – including cultural assessments
14. Geothermal engineering or planning
15. Environmental consulting/planning
16. Environmental permitting – including EA/EIS preparation
17. Ground/surface water hydrology
18. Legal service as administrative hearings officer
19. Real property appraisal, including highest and best use analyses
20. Computer science or engineering, including IT development, application programming, database development, geographic information systems (GIS) development, website development, and LAN/WAN implementation services
21. General engineering for dam safety – including analysis, inspection, remediation and regulation
22. General engineering for levee maintenance and operation – including inspection and remediation
23. Forestry/plant pathology
24. Auditing – including compilation and audit of financial statements
25. Geology
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