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25 Aupuni Street, Suite 1101
Hilo, HI 96720
Phone: (808) 961-8231
Fax: (808) 961-8248

Hours: 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)

Division Head: Diane Nakagawa, Purchasing Agent

The Purchasing Division assists all County agencies and programs in the purchasing of required goods and services in accordance with Hawai’i Revised Statute 103D, Finance Director Rules and Hawai’i County Purchasing Procedures. It is the mission of the Purchasing Division to procure quality goods and services that meet the user’s needs, at a reasonable cost, in a fair and impartial manner, and with the maximum feasible amount of competition.

Current Bid Listing

The Purchasing Division has partnered with Public Purchase, a web based e-Procurement service to provide on-line bidding and vendor management. All information necessary to view and respond will be posted on this website. To view bid and respond electronically, vendors are first asked to register with Public Purchase. There is no cost to the vendor to use the system.

Vendor Announcement/Registration Instructions - Prior to registering, visit this link to view the vendor announcement which provides important information regarding registering for Public Purchase.

Below is a listing of current solicitations.

Notice of Awards – Awards made in the amount of $50,000 and more will be posted here for a minimum of five working days (103D-701 HRS).

Professional Services Selection

The County of Hawai’i procures professional services it requires in accordance with HRS Section 103D-304. Click on the links below to view current and past year’s professional services selections, along with information for upcoming professional services contracting opportunities.

Contract Change Order Reports

Visit the link below to view current and past contract change order reports.

Doing Business with Hawai’i County

The County of Hawai’i is constantly looking for qualified vendors to provide commodities and services at the most favorable prices, as this will continue to ensure that the County’s taxpayers are receiving the maximum value for their tax dollars. Interested vendors may send catalogs, brochures or other sales information to the County of Hawai’i Purchasing Division by completing this Online Vendor Information Form.

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