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Notice #: 0001408989-01
Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals (RFP) No. DEV-RFP-23-001

The HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (HHFDC) is requesting proposals from persons or firms who meet the qualifications described herein to enter into a real estate development agreement for master planning of the project site, subdividing or creating a condominium property regime for the different leasehold ownership uses, and the leasehold development sale and/or ownership and operation of the affordable residential housing component as the first phase of a mixed-use project at 153 West Kaahumanu Avenue, Kahului, Hawaii, identified as Tax Map Key (2) 3-7-004: 003 (Portion). The Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) will develop the civic center component in the future when funding is available. The property has been designated for development of affordable rental housing, civic center, the new Maui bus hub, parking and incidental uses. The bus hub is under construction by the County of Maui at the southeastern portion of the property. The Selected Offeror shall be responsible for preparing a comprehensive master plan for the affordable housing component and civic center uses, subdividing or creating a condominium property regime for the different ownership uses, and the leasehold development sale and/or ownership and operation of the affordable housing component.

Copies of the RFP shall be made available as follows, beginning March 28, 2023.

1. Electronic copy on the HHFDC website. A copy of the RFP documents can be reviewed and downloaded online at no cost. Go to Locate and click on the RFP link to download the documents. Any Offeror who downloads the solicitation documents online is advised to register by e-mail to the RFP Contact. To register, please email the RFP Contact below and provide the following information: Company Name, Mailing Address, Contact Person Name, Email, Phone Number. If an Offeror does not register with the RFP Contact, Offeror will not be sent notification of the Pre-Proposal Conference details, or any changes or addenda to the RFP. Such changes or addenda, however, will be posted on the HHFDC website.

To complete registration, an Offeror must also submit a mandatory “Notice of Intent to Offer” letter (Attachment 1) together with a corporate resolution or “authorization to sign”. Submittal of a Notice of Intent to Offer letter and a corporate resolution or “authorization to sign” by the required deadline are required in order to submit a proposal.

2. Hard copy by U.S. Postal Service first class mail, FedEx, or equivalent. Notify the RFP Contact to arrange mailing of the solicitation documents. Documents will be mailed via USPS First Class Mail unless HHFDC receives the carrier account number. A fee of $500 per copy will be assessed for administrative and printing costs. The fee shall be in the form of a cashier’s or certified check made payable to the “Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation.”

A remote Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on April 19, 2023 at 10:00 a.m., HST. Details on how to access the conference will be provided only to Offerors that have registered with HHFDC’s RFP Contact.

Statements made by HHFDC representatives at the Pre-Proposal Conference, or otherwise during the solicitation process, shall not be binding on HHFDC unless confirmed by written addendum. Direct all questions regarding the RFP, in writing, to the RFP Contact, Stan S. Fujimoto, Project Manager, HHFDC, Email: The deadline for questions is June 14, 2023 at 4:00 p.m., HST.

Proposals must be received and time-stamped no later than 4:00 PM HST on July 26, 2023 by HHFDC at its office located at 677 Queen Street, Suite 300, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.

Delmond J.H. Won, Executive Assistant
Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation

(SA1408989 3/28, 4/5/23)