Procurement authority, the ability to procure, rests with the chief procurement officer (CPO) who may delegate such authority.  For the executive branch, the chief procurement officer has delegated procurement authority to the heads of departments.  Procurement Memoranda state that if heads of departments wish to delegate authority further, the chief procurement officer must be notified ...
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Please check the training for State & County Personnel section of the site for all training requirements and information.

SPO issues a report of attendance on a quarterly basis.  Contact your SPO training point-of-contact.

What is HIePRO?

Posted on Jan 8, 2014

HIePRO is the State of Hawaii eProcurement system, a system for issuing solicitations, receiving responses, and issuing notices of award.  HIePRO is hosted by the NIC Hawaii and has many features.

View the Price and Vendor list contracts.

A price list contract (PL) is a group of common items or services competitively bid to set the prices contractually for a specified time period. A vendor list contract (VL) is comprised of qualified vendors that were competitively solicited to provide specified goods and/or services (i.e. WSCA-NASPO Multifunction Copiers and Related Software Facsimile Equipment, WSCA-NASPO ...
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Personnel purchasing from an SPO price or vendor list are required to take appropriate training.  Purchasing from each price and vendor list varies depending on a number of factors including such as, whether it is a price or vendor list and the nature of the goods or services.  Each price or vendor list has specific ...
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What is a pCard?

Posted on Jan 8, 2014

The pCard (purchasing card) program is similar to a credit card and is designed to streamline the payment process for small purchases.  It replaces the labor-intensive purchase order system by allowing employees to charge small purchases from vendors without having to prepare a purchase order and subsequently processing an invoice.  The cards are the property ...
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What is surplus property?

Posted on Jan 8, 2014

“Surplus personal property” means any personal property that no longer has any use to this State or personal property acquired from the United States government.  “Surplus personal property” includes obsolete, scrap, and excess personal property that has completed its useful life cycle.