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Professional Services Awarded – Fiscal Year 2015-2016

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Category: Civil Engineering

Date:  07/15/15

Participants: SSFM International Inc, Okahara and Associates Inc, Inaba Engineering Inc

Successful Awardee: SSFM International, Inc.

Amount:  $305,270.00

Contract Description:  Kukuihaele Park Improvements

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Parks and Recreation 

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Civil Engineering

Date:  07/17/15

Participants: SSFM International Inc, Engineering Partners Inc, Inaba Engineering Inc

Successful Awardee: SSFM International, Inc.

Amount:  $334,529.00

Contract Description:  Hōnaunau Rodea Arena Improvements

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Parks and Recreation 

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 07/27/15 

Successful Awardee: KAI Hawaii, Inc.

Amount:  $10,000.00

Original Amount:  $23,196.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: For additional structural engineering analysis

Contract No: C.004708

Department: Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Land Surveying

Date:  08/03/15

Participants: Island Survey Inc, Wes Thomas & Associates, Imata & Associates

Successful Awardee: Island Survey, Inc.

Amount:  $20,825.84

Contract Description:  Land Surveying Services for the West Hawaiʻi Traffic Signals, Job No. E-4337

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  2

Category:  Supplemental No. 2 

Date: 07/31/15 

Successful Awardee: Awa & Associates, LLC.

Amount:  $91,830.00

Original Amount:  $309,039.00

Previous C/O’s:  1

Contract Description: Amend scope of work to include extended archaeological inventory survey of the entire park parcel and supplemental AIS, including archaeological documentation to repair stairway going into ocean, as recommended by SHPD.

Contract No: C.002143

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Community Planning (Management Plan)

Date:  08/07/15

Participants: Townscape Inc, Belt Collins Hawaiʻi LLC, Hoʻokuleana LLC

Successful Awardee: Townscape, Inc.

Amount:  $225,000.00

Contract Description: Integrated Resources Management Plan for lands acquired by the County with monies from the Public Access, Open Space and Natural Resources Preservation Fund; Kawa, Kaʻu, HI TMK’s: (3) 9-5-16:06 & 25; 9-5-17:05 & 07

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Finance

Department Head: Deanna S. Sako, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: General Education & Training: Facilitation, Strategic Planning & Conflict Resolution

Date:  08/12/15

Participants: Global Virtual Studio LLC, John P Knoxx & Associates Inc, Rosehill & Associates

Successful Awardee: Global Virtual Studio, LLC.

Amount:  $50,000.00

Contract Description:  Creative Industries Task Force

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Research and Development

Department Head: Donn S. Mende, Deputy Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  3

Category:  Supplemental No. 3

Date: 08/12/15 

Successful Awardee: Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Amount:  $194,309.00

Original Amount:  $146,639.00

Previous C/O’s:  2

Contract Description: Additional Engineering Services are required to assist and provide additional training of the newly installed Control System

Contract No: C.004737

Department: Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: General Education & Training (Community Outreach & Engagement)

Date:  08/14/15

Participants: Recycle Hawaiʻi, Out of the Sea Media Arts, Hoʻokuleana

Successful Awardee: Recycle Hawaiʻi

Amount:  $65,000.00

Contract Description:  Do-It-Yourself Used Motor Oil Education & Recycling Program

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Category 29:  General Engineering

Date:  08/24/15

Participants:  Element Environmental LLC, CH2MHill, LYON Associates

Successful Awardee: Element Environmental, LLC.

Amount:  $50,000.00

Contract Description: Provide Professional Engineering Services for Landfill Fire Management, Remediation, Monitoring and Reporting for closed Waimea Landfill

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Category 7:  Land Surveying

Date:  08/24/15

Participants:  Inaba Engineering Inc, ControlPoint Surveying LLC, Engineering Partners

Successful Awardee: Inaba Engineering, Inc.

Amount:  $100,000.00

Contract Description: Provide Professional Surveying Services for South Hilo Landfill and other Solid Waste Facilities

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Civil Engineering and othe rtypes of Related Professional Services

Date:  08/26/15

Participants: R M Towill Corporation, Belt Collin Hawaii Inc, Community Planning and Engineering Inc

Successful Awardee: R M Towill Corporation

Amount:  $1,563,180.00

Contract Description:  Civil Engineering and other types of Related Professional Services for Mamalahoa Highway (Route 19) Widening (Mud Lane to Mana Road)

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Electrical Engineering

Date:  08/31/15

Participants:  Ronald N S Ho & Associates Inc, Albert Chong Associates Inc, MK Engineers Inc, Engineering Partners Inc

Successful Awardee: Ronald N. S. Ho & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $487,209.00

Contract Description: Park Electrical & Lighting Improvements - Hualani, Kailua, Shipman Parks

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Category 88 - General Education and Training

Date:  09/03/15

Participants:  Hawaii Alliance of Community Based Economic Development, SSFM International, Hoʻokuleana LLC

Successful Awardee: Hawaii Alliance of Community Based Economic Development

Amount:  $30,000.00

Contract Description: Hoʻowaiwai Empowerment Services - Communities

Contract No: 

Department:  Office of Housing and Community Development

Department Head: Susan Akiyama, Housing Administrator

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 09/03/15 

Successful Awardee: KYA Design Group, Inc.

Amount:  $194,672.00

Original Amount:  $622,182.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: Redirect and add planning, architectural and engineering services for new Haihai Fire Station site location

Contract No: C.001672

Department: Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 09/04/15 

Successful Awardee: Mitsunaga & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $55,091.00

Original Amount:  $1,035,300.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: Perform Shelter Quality Assurance as required by Building Code Section 5-81 Appendix U

Contract No: State Contract No. 60773

Department: Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Civil Engineering 

Date:  09/14/15

Participants: Engineering Partners Inc, SSFM International Inc, Imata & Associates, Belt Collins Hawaii LLC, R M Towill Corporation

Successful Awardee: Engineering Partners, Inc.

Amount:  $1,563,180.00

Contract Description:  Civil Engineering Services for Honokaʻa Elementary School Safe Drop Off Areas and Parking Lot Improvements, Job No. E-4351

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 09/04/15 

Successful Awardee: Mitsunaga & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $10,000.00

Original Amount:  $778,225.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: Supplemental required to address noise pollution concerns raised by DHHL during the Environmental Assessment Agency consultation

Contract No: C.004763

Department: Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Auditing (Taxicab Investigations)

Date:  10/03/15

Participants:  Victor Vierra and Associates, PKF Pacific Hawaii LLP, Taketa, Iwata Hara & Associates LLC

Successful Awardee: Victor Vierra and Associates

Amount:  $24,000.00

Contract Description: Taxicab Investigations

Contract No: 

Department:  Mass Transit Agency

Department Head: Tiffany Kai, Mass Transit Administrator

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Land Surveying 

Date:  10/12/15

Participants: Island Survey Inc, Autsin Tsutumi & Associates, RM Towill Corp

Successful Awardee: Island Survey, Inc.

Amount:  $35,720.56

Contract Description:  Land Surveying Services for the Kalanianaʻole Avenue Reconstruction from Railroad Avenue to Kauhane Avenue, COH Job No. E-4352

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 10/12/15 

Successful Awardee: Engineering Partners, Inc.

Amount:  $8,500.00

Original Amount:  $386,210.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: Amend scope of work to include the preparation of a Conservation District Use Application

Contract No: C.004696

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  6

Category:  Supplemental No. 6 

Date: 10/12/15 

Successful Awardee: MVE Pacific, Inc.

Amount:  $0.00

Original Amount:  $554,250.00

Previous C/O’s:  $38,090.00

Contract Description: Architectural Services for Phase I at Kamakoa Nui Community -  No Cost Time Extension 

Contract No: C.002788

Department: Office of Housing and Community Development

Department Head: Anne M. O. Bailey, Assistant Housing Administrator

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  General Engineering

Date:  10/13/15

Participants:  Brown and Caldwell, AECOM, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants

Successful Awardee: Brown and Caldwell

Amount:  $473,054.00

Contract Description: Provide Professional Engineering and Technical Services to the Pua Pump Station Pumping System Replacement

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Category 31 Attorney (Bond Counsel)

Date:  10/30/15

Participants:  McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Pacific Law Group LLC

Successful Awardee: McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon, LLP.

Amount:  $85,000.00

Contract Description: 2016 General Obligation Bond Issue

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Finance

Department Head: Deanna S. Sako, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Category 32 Public Finance Bond Underwriting

Date:  10/30/15

Participants:  Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Stifel Nicolaus & Company Inc, Wells Fargo Securities

Successful Awardee: Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc.

Amount:  $472,993.18

Contract Description: 2016 General Obligation Bond Issue

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Finance

Department Head: Deanna S. Sako, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  27 - Community Planning

Date:  11/13/15

Participants:  HDR Engineering lnc, AECOM, R M Towill

Successful Awardee: HDR Engineering, Inc.

Amount:  $25,000.00

Contract Description: Provide Professional Services to Evaluate Proposals Received in Response to Organic Diversion RFP 3298 for the County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Economist/Social Science/Ecology (Sustainable Development)

Date:  11/23/15

Participants: Global Virtual Studio LLC, Hoʻokuleana LLC, Belt Collins Hawaii LLC

Successful Awardee: Global Virtual Studio, LLC.

Amount:  $75,000.00

Contract Description:  Creative Industries Rebranding 

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Research and Development

Department Head: Donn S. Mende, Deputy Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  #02 - Civil Engineers

Date:  12/02/15

Participants: Sam O Hirota, R M Towill Corporation, Engineering Partners

Successful Awardee: Sam O. Hirota

Amount:  $9,671.40

Contract Description:  Design and deliver construction plans for an ADA sidewalk on Lot #49 at Kamakoa Nui 

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Housing

Department Head: Anne M. O. Bailey, Assistant Housing Administrator

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Attorney/Law (Worker’s Compensation Law)

Date:  12/02/15

Participants:  Leong Kunihiro Benton & Brooke, Chun & DeCourcy LCC, McCorriston Miller Mukai MacKinnon LLP

Successful Awardee: Leong Kunihiro Benton & Brooke

Amount:  $300,000.00

Contract Description:  Legal Counsel for Worker’s Compensation matters 

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Research and Development

Department Head: Molly A. Stebbins, Corporation Counsel

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Environmental Assessment fo rHawaiʻi County Radio Tower Upgrades, various locations in Puna and Kaʻu, Hawaiʻi

Date: 12/17/15 

Successful Awardee: Geometrician Associates, LLC.

Amount:  $34,000.00

Original Amount:  $24,000.00

Previous C/O’s:  $0

Contract Description: Services required for address of separate EA into two distinct EAs (1-Ocean View Fire Station; 2-Lanipuna/Keauohana), preparing and submitting a Conservation District Use Permit Application for Keauohana required by DLNR, and performing Hawaiian Hawk surveys as recommended by US Fish and Wildlife Service

Contract No: C.004856

Department:  Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Land Surveying Services

Date:  01/06/16

Participants: Inaba Engineering Inc, Island Survey Inc, Imata & Associates Inc, Wes Thomas Associates

Successful Awardee: Inaba Engineering, Inc.

Amount:  $9,990.00

Contract Description:  Land Surveying Services for Mass Transit Agency Baseyard and Maintenance Facility Waterline Easement

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 01/28/16 

Successful Awardee: SSFM International, Inc.

Amount:  $13,700.00

Original Amount:  $334,529.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: Demo and redesign of Rodeo Arena exhibition and animal staging area

Contract No: C.005148

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  2

Category:  Supplemental No. 2 

Date: 01/28/16 

Successful Awardee: SSFM International, Inc.

Amount:  $68,420.00

Original Amount:  $204,500.00

Previous C/O’s:  $34,200.00

Contract Description: Develope an EHE/EHMP for construction phase and long term site management, include soil survey after construction and removal action report.

Contract No: C.004855

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Electrical Engineering

Date:  02/05/16

Participants: Wallace T Oki PE Inc, Engineering Partners Inc, Ronald Ho & Associates

Successful Awardee: Wallace T Oki PE, Inc.

Amount:  $55,510.00

Contract Description:  Electrical Engineering Services for the West Hawaiʻi Traffic Signals, Job No. E-4337

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: #64 - GIS Mapping/Programming Services

Date:  02/05/16

Participants: Matson & Isom Technology Consulting, ESRI, PBR Hawaii & Associates Inc

Successful Awardee: Maston & Isom Technology Consulting

Amount:  $34,000.00

Contract Description:  County of Hawaiʻi GIS System Upgrade

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Information Technology

Department Head: Don Jacobs, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Underwater Bridge Inspections Professional Services

Date:  02/05/16

Participants: Hawaii Engineering Group Inc, Kai Hawaii Inc, Phoenix Internation, WHALE Environmental Services LLC

Successful Awardee: Hawaii Engineering Group, Inc.

Amount:  $35,000.00

Contract Description:  Professional and Technical Services related to performing Underwater Bridge Inspections for the Keawe-Wailuku Bridge (#23-1) and the Hakalau Stream Bridge (#29-3), FAP No. BR-NBIS (055)

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  27 - Community Planning

Date:  02/11/16

Participants:  Wesley R Segawa & Associates Inc, PBR Hawaii & Associates Inc, North Shore Consultants LLC

Successful Awardee: Wesley R. Segawa & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $10,000.00

Contract Description:  East Hawaiʻi Organics Facility Permit Renewal and Modification 

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  29 - General Engineering

Date:  02/12/16

Participants:  Element Environmental LLC, CH2MHill, LYON Associates

Successful Awardee: Elemental Environmental, LLC.

Amount:  $183,000.00

Contract Description:  Provide Professional Engineering Services for Landfill Fire Management, Remediation, Monitoring and Reporting for closed (Old) Kona Landfill

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  26 - Envirpnmental Engineering

Date:  02/16/16

Participants:  Geo-Logic Associates Inc, Element Environmental LLC, Integral

Successful Awardee: Geo-Logic Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $53,417.00

Contract Description:  Provide Professional Services for Groundwater Monitoring and Regulatory Reporting for the County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  27 - Community Planning

Date:  02/16/16

Participants:  PBR Hawaiʻi & Associates Inc, AECOM, Brown and Caldwell

Successful Awardee:  PBR Hawaiʻi & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $76,000.00

Contract Description:  Prepare and Environmental Assessment for a Composting Facility Subject to Chapter 343, Hawaiʻi Revised Statutes for the County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Architectrual and Engineering Services

Date:  03/07/16

Participants: Architects Hawaii Limited, Mitsunaga & Associates Inc, KYA Design Group Inc, Anbe Aruga & Ishizu Architects Inc, Ferraro Choi & Associates Ltd

Successful Awardee: Architects Hawaii Limited

Amount:  $898,015.00

Contract Description:  Architectual and Engineering Services for the Office of the Prosecuting Attorney at West Hawaiʻi Civic Center

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Civil Engineering

Date:  03/07/16

Participants: Inaba Engineering Inc, SSFM Inc, Imata & Associates Inc

Successful Awardee: Inaba Engineering, Inc.

Amount:  $42,715.50

Contract Description: Civil Engineering Services for the Island Wide Bus Stops and Shelters, Laupahoehoe, Job No. MT-4364, and Henry Street - Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway, Job No. MT-4368 

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 02/28/16 

Successful Awardee: SSFM International, Inc.

Amount:  $24,750.00

Original Amount:  $305,270.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description: To address public ocmments and concerns per community meeting and draft EA

Contract No: C.005144

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Electrical Engineering

Date:  03/11/16

Participants:  Ronald N S Ho & Associates Inc, Insynergy Engineering Inc, ECM Inc

Successful Awardee: Ronald N. S. Ho & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $61,585.00

Contract Description: Park Electrical Service Improvements - North Kohala Parks

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: #83 - Community Planning

Date: 03/14/16

Participants: Islander Institute, SSFM, Hoʻokuleana LLC

Successful Awardee: Islander Institute

Amount:  $10,000.00

Contract Description:  Hawaii Island Tourism Roadmap Initiative

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Research and Development

Department Head: Donn S. Mende, Deputy Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Civil Engineering Services

Date:  04/04/16

Participants:  Brown and Caldwell, Kennedy/Jenks, SSFM

Successful Awardee:  Brown and Caldwell

Amount:  $12,500.00

Contract Description:  Provide status reports for injection wells located at Honokaʻa and Laloko WWTP’s in accordance with the UIC Injection Well Status Report Guidelines, October 1999.

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  DPW Catergory 2: Civil Engineering 

Date:  04/04/16

Participants:  Belt Collins Hawaiʻi LLC, AECOM, Brown and Caldwell, SSFM International

Successful Awardee:  Belt Collins Hawaiʻi, LLC.

Amount:  $486,230.00

Contract Description:  Provide Engineering Design and Project Management Services for the Proposed Sewer Improvements at the Lono Kona Subdivision, Situate at TMK (3rd) 7-5 Various Plats: Various Parcels, North Kona District, Island and County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Wastewater Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 04/04/16 

Successful Awardee: John Mullen and Company

Amount:  $10,000.00

Original Amount:  $10,000.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description:  Professional Claims Adjustor for claims made against the Geothermal Asset Fund

Contract No: C.004197

Department: Planning

Department Head: Duane Kanuha, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 1 

Date: 04/21/16 

Successful Awardee: KEIKO MARAE MERCADO

Amount:  $40,000.00

Original Amount:  $40,000.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description:  Community Planning Assistant for Puna and Hamakua Community Development Plans

Contract No: C.004775

Department: Planning

Department Head: Duane Kanuha, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Category:  Supplemental No. 2

Date: 04/21/16 

Successful Awardee: SSFM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Amount:  $35,300.00

Original Amount:  $334,529.00

Previous C/O’s:  $49,000.00

Contract Description: Design work to replace existing damaged waterline with new and connect to P&R’s water meter

Contract No: C.005148

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Catergory 27: Community Planning (Solid Waste, Recycling and Wastewater)

Date:  04/21/16

Participants:  WoodMark Consulting, Brown and Caldwell, Kennedy-Jenks Consultants

Successful Awardee:  WoodMark Consulting

Amount:  $26,369.79

Contract Description:  Provide Technical Services for the Assessment of the Hilo Wastewater Treatment Plant Digester Performance and Regulatory Concerns for the County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Wastewater Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Electrical Engineering

Date:  05/07/16

Participants:  Ronald N S Ho & Associates Inc, Wallace T Oki Inc, ECM Inc, Engineering Partners Inc

Successful Awardee: Ronald N. S. Ho & Associates, Inc.

Amount:  $87,032.00

Contract Description: Kailua Park Tennis Courts Lighting Improvements

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: 14: Community Planning (CPA)

Date:  05/07/16

Participants:  Malachi Krishok, HACBED, SSFM

Successful Awardee: Malachi Krishok

Amount:  $24,000.00

Contract Description: Community Planning Assistant for the General Plan Comprehensive Update

Contract No: 

Department:  Planning Department 

Department Head: Duane Kanuha, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  3

Date: 05/07/16 

Successful Awardee: SSFM INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Amount:  $3,450.00

Original Amount:  $204,500.00

Previous C/O’s:  $106,070.00

Contract Description: Required preparation of an Archaeological Preservation Plan

Contract No: C.004855

Department: Parks & Recreation

Department Head: Clayton S. Honma, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  1

Date: 05/07/16 

Successful Awardee: SSFM International, Inc.

Amount:  $0.00

Original Amount:  $500,000.00

Previous C/O’s:  None

Contract Description:  Amendment to add an additional twenty four (24) months for plan and program development

Contract No: C.004405

Department: Planning

Department Head: Duane Kanuha, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  3

Date: 05/07/16 

Successful Awardee: Clark Realty Corporation 

Amount:  N/A

Original Amount:  6% of purchase; 6% of sale

Previous C/O’s:  N/A

Contract Description:  Purchasing and selling of Geothermal Relocation Properties - Date Extension 07/01/16 to 06/30/17

Contract No: N/A

Department: Planning

Department Head: Duane Kanuha, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Catergory 27: Community Planning 

Date:  05/24/16

Participants:  Marine Research Consultants Inc, Brown and Caldwell, CH2M Hill

Successful Awardee:  Marine Research Consultants, Inc.

Amount:  $137,348.00

Contract Description:  Provide Technical Consultant Services: Provide a plan for the relocation of existing coral and to provide water quality monitoring for the Hilo Outfall Repair Project in order to comply with United States Army Corp of Engineers 404 Permit for the County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Wastewater Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  Land Surveying

Date:  06/01/16

Participants:  Island Survey Inc, Inaba Engineering Inc, Wes Thomas Associates

Successful Awardee:  Island Survey, Inc.

Amount:  $5,338.80

Contract Description:  Boundary survey and subdivision mapping for proposed park addition; Pohoiki, Puna, Hawaiʻi TMK: (3) 1-4-093:037

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Finance

Department Head: Deanna S. Sako, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Category #17 - Environmental Planning, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Statements

Date:  06/10/16

Participants: Geometrician Associates LLC, Myounghee Noh & Associates LLC, SSFM International Inc

Successful Awardee: Geometrician Associates, LLC.

Amount:  $98,220.00

Contract Description: Assessment for Puna Subdivision Connector Roads to Volcano Highway in the Vicinity of Mountain View, County Job No. E-4377, Puna, Hawaiʻi

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Public Works

Department Head: Warren H. W. Lee, P.E., Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: Community Planning, Civil Engineering (Design)

Date:  06/20/16

Participants: TNWRE Inc dba Tom Nance Water Resource Engineering, Element Environmental LLC, Lyon

Successful Awardee: TNWRE, Inc. dba Tom Nance Water Resource Engineering

Amount:  $725,000.00

Contract Description: Hawaiian Ocean View Estates Well No. 2 - Planning and Design, DWS Job No. 2016-1051

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Water Supply

Department Head: Keith Okamoto, P.E., Manager-Chief Engineer

Relationship to Company:  None


Category: #64 - GIS Mapping/Programming Services

Date:  06/21/16

Participants: Matson & Isom Technology Consulting, ESRI, PBR Hawaii & Associates Inc

Successful Awardee: Maston & Isom Technology Consulting

Amount:  $23,075.00

Contract Description:  GIS capabilities conversion

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Information Technology

Department Head: Don Jacobs, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  27 - Community Planning

Date:  06/22/16

Participants:  Compliance Solutions LLC, Lehua Environmental Inc, Muranaka Environmental Consultants Inc

Successful Awardee:  Compliance Solutions, LLC.

Amount:  $25,001.00

Contract Description:  Technical Services for Mold Abatement at the HWWTP Admin Building

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  90 - Economist/Social Science/Ecology (Sustainable Development/Energy)

Date:  06/23/16

Participants:  Arizona State University, The Kohala Center, Hoʻokuleana LLC

Successful Awardee:  Arizona State University 

Amount:  $90,000.00

Contract Description:  Hawaii PUC Docket Support

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Research and Development

Department Head: John De Fries III, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  90 - Economist/Social Science/Ecology (Sustainable Development/Energy)

Date:  06/23/16

Participants:  Current Events, Islander Institute LLC, Hoʻokuleana LLC

Successful Awardee:  Current Events

Amount:  $95,000.00

Contract Description:  Current Events

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Research and Development

Department Head: Donn Mende, Deputy Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  2

Date:  06/30/16 

Successful Awardee:  Brown and Caldwell

Amount:  $171,358.00

Original Amount:  $1,409,337.00

Previous C/O’s:  $50,000.00

Contract Description:  Additional Professional Engineering Services are Required to: Prepare Resonses to Contractor RFI’s to Develp Pump Replacement Recommendations, Evaluate Cover Options for Lagoon No. 6 and Develop Drawings and Specifications for Lagoon Liner Replacements

Contract No:  N/A

Department:  Environmental Management

Department Head:  BJ Leithead-Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Supplemental #:  2

Date:  06/30/16 

Successful Awardee:  HDR Engineering, Inc.

Amount:  $115,000.00

Original Amount:  $25,000.00

Previous C/O’s:  $175,000.00

Contract Description:  Modify Original Scope of Work to Add: Prepare a Detailed 
“Contract Document with all Appendixes” and to Assist the County with Contract Negotiations with the Proposer 

Contract No:  N/A

Department:  Environmental Management

Department Head:  BJ Leithead-Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  General Education and Training (Community Outreach & Engagement)

Date:  07/01/16

Participants:  Hawaii Alliance for Community Based Economic Development, SSFM International, Hoʻokuleana LLC

Successful Awardee:  Hawaii Alliance for Community Based Economic Development

Amount:  $65,000.00

Contract Description:  Provide on-island support for the continued development and growth of the practice within the growing Hoʻowaiwai Network.  Provide support for the County’s active involvement participation in the efforts to delivery services to the underserved communities on the Island.  Provide support in the County’s continued active participation in the Cities for Financial Empowerment Conferences

Contract No: 

Department:  Office of Housing and Community Development

Department Head:  Susan K. Akiyama, Housing Administrator 

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  28 - General Education and Outreach

Date:  07/07/16

Participants:  Out of the Sea Media Arts, Hookuleana, Recycle Hawaii

Successful Awardee:  Out of the Sea Media Arts

Amount:  $72,100.00

Contract Description:  Provide used tire education and outreach for retailers and public as required by SOH-DOH Settlement Agreement, Docket No’s: 13-SHW-SWS-012 and 14-SHW-SWS-003 for the County of Hawaiʻi, Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  26 - Environmental Engineering

Date:  07/14/16

Participants:  Brown and Caldwell, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, R. M. Towill

Successful Awardee:  Brown and Caldwell

Amount:  $1,1813,544.00

Contract Description:  Provide Environmental Engineering Services: Provide preliminary design for the upgrading of the Kealakehe Wastewater Treatment Plant to accomplish an upgrade to produce R-1 water for reuse purposes; addition of subsurface flow contructed wetlands to provide polishing and nutrient removal of aerated lagoon effluent that is not recycled; addition of Soil Aquifer Treatment land application system to existing sump as well as provide nutrient removal; installation of recycled water transmission line to Makaeo and Queen Liliʻuokalani Trust lands makai of the WWTP

Contract No: 

Department:  Department of Environmental Management

Department Head: BJ Leithead Todd, Director

Relationship to Company:  None


Category:  16 - Community Planning

Date:  07/15/16

Participants:  SSFM, Belt Collins, CH2M Hill, HHF Planners, Wilson Okamoto

Successful Awardee:  SSFM

Amount:  $500,000.00

Contract Description:  Island Wide Transit Master Plan

Contract No: 

Department:  Mass Transit Agency

Department Head: Tiffany Kai, Administrator

Relationship to Company:  None