New Chapter – Employment of State Residents on Construction on Procurement Contracts

Posted on Dec 2, 2010

(Created by Act 68; effective 4/29/10)

  • Creates a new chapter separate from the Hawaii Public Procurement Code (Code) for construction contracts applicable to IFB, REP, sole source and emergency procurement methods, and subcontracts of $50,000 or more in connection with any general contract. Requires a contractor’s workforce be comprised of 80% or more Hawaii residents. Not applicable to procurements for professional services, Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) §103D-304, and small purchases, HRS §103D-305.
  • NOTE:  The Procurement Policy Board is not authorized to adopt rules for this new chapter as it is not part of HRS chapters 103D or 103F.
  • See Procurement Circular 2010-02.