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Welcome to the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo's Facilities Planning and Construction web site. Here you may find information on current and future projects. Click on a project title to jump to a detail of that project.

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College of Pharmacy Building
Project Number: UH 09-348
Status: Preliminary phase of design ongoing.
Project Manager: Project managed by OCI, Contact Maynard Young (808) 956-4071
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: Provide permanent facility for the proposed College of Pharmacy
Affected areas: UH Park - S. Aohoku Street, View UH 09-348 Map (PDF)
Emergency Shelters for Student Housing
Project Number: UHH-2013-310
Status: Design
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: Project will retrofit the ground floor of Hale Kauanoe for use as an emergency shelter.
Kapiolani & Kawili Street Sidewalk & Crosswalk Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2014-404
Status: Consultant contract
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will provide an ADA compliant sidewalk along Kapiolani Street and make improvements to the Kapiolani/Kawili Street intersection.
Kawili Street Pedestrian Overpass
Project Number: UHH 2014-402
Status: Design
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will provide a pedestrian from Hale 'Alahonua to Campus Center Plaza.
OMKM Renovation & Infrastructure Improvements
Project Number: UHH 2014-407
Status: Consultant Contract
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will provide design and construction for infrastructure improvements and renovation within UH's managed lands on Mauna Kea, including the mid-level facilities at Hale Pohaku, the summit access road and the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.
Affected areas: Mauna Kea Visitor Center
Reroof Wentworth Hall
Project Number:
Status: Consultant contract
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will replace the roof of Wentworth Hall.
Water Infrastructure Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2010-024
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: SSFM
Estimated Time: 2012-07-01 to 2014-12-01
Description: This project will provide a well and water infrastructure to meet UH Hilo development needs.
Campus Wide Elevator Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2010-030
Status: Phase 1 Complete Phase 2 to begin 5/15/2014
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: SSFM International
Estimated Time: 2013-05-01 to 2014-08-01
Description: Renovate various Elevators on Campus.
Affected areas: Phase 2 - Hale Kehau, EKH & CARNRM.
Living, Learning Community, Phase II
Project Number: UHH-2011-123
Status: Bidding Phase
Project Manager: Brenda Hamane
Construction Manager: John Dill - Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2013-06-01 to 2014-05-01
Description: This project will provide addition to Hale Kanilehua as the second phase of the Living, Learning Community project.
Affected areas: Hale Kanilehua, View UHH-2011-123 Map (PDF)
Athletic Repairs & Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2011-115
Status: Prefinal Design Phase
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: John Dill - Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2013-07-01 to 2014-05-01
Description: Various repairs and Improvements to the Athletic Facilities.
Affected areas: Athletics, View UHH-2011-115 Map (PDF)
Campus Security Improvements Phase 1
Project Number: UHH-2011-118
Status: Processing Contract Award.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Engineering Partners
Estimated Time: 2014-03-01 to 2014-09-01
Description: The project includes data network improvements, new video surveillance system and blue light call stations expansion and improvements.
Affected areas: Campus Wide
Chemical Storage Facility
Project Number: UHH-2011-121
Status: Consultant Contract
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: John Dill - Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2014-03-01 to 2015-03-01
Description: This project will provide a Chemical Storage Building located next to Science and Technology Building.
Affected areas: Science & Technology Building, View UHH-2011-121 Map (PDF)
Covered Plaza Structural Repair
Project Number: UHH-2012-210
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: Bowers + Kubota
Estimated Time: 2014-05-01 to 2014-08-01
Description: Repair of concrete columns and roof at the Covered Plaza.
Food Service Equipment Replacement, Phase I
Project Number: UHH-2011-119
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: John Dill - Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2014-05-01 to 2014-08-01
Description: The project will replace various food service equipment in the Campus Center kitchen.
Renovate and Repair Old Gym (Bldg. 345D) and Various Buildings
Project Number: UHH-2012-202
Status: Design
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2014-05-01 to 2014-12-01
Description: This project will renovate and repair the Old Gym, (Bldg. 345D), Old Gym - Men's Locker (Bldg. 345F), Old Gym - Women's Locker (Bldg. 345G) and various other buildings.
Air Conditioning Improvements at Campus Center (Bldg. 336)
Project Number: UHH-2011-102
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: Bowers + Kubota
Estimated Time: 2014-05-01 to 2015-09-01
Description: Work will include replacement of air handling units, replacement of the air cooled chiller plant and modification of the distribution system.
Campus Security & Emergency Operations Center
Project Number: UHH-2012-212
Status: Construction Bids Received on 2-12-2014
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2014-05-01 to 2015-10-01
Description: This project includes the construction of an addition to the UCB that will house the Campus Security and Safety Offices. It also includes the creation of two flex space Emergency Operations Centers within UCB. Structured cabling improvements will be made to 30 structures.
Affected areas: West side of UCB & Various Buildings
Emergency Back-Up Generators
Project Number: UHH-2013-313
Status: In design.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2014-08-01 to 2015-03-01
Description: This project will provide Emergency Backup Power for critical building systems and operational functions in the event of short term and long term power outages.
Affected areas: Campus Wide
Repair/Renovate Old Student Services Building
Project Number: UHH-2010-013
Status: Contract Awarded. Awaiting Start Date.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: SSFM
Estimated Time: 2014-08-01 to 2015-03-01
Description: Repair and renovate existing Student Services Building.
Affected areas: Old Student Services Building, View UHH-2010-013 Map (PDF)
Energy Management Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2012-203
Status: Preparing the Energy Performance Contract Solicitation
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2014-10-01 to 2015-10-01
Description: This Project includes the preparation of an Energy Performance Contract solicitation, review and award. It also includes the collection of retrocomissioning baseline data necesary for the preparation of the Offers.
Affected areas: Entire Campus
Hale Kehau Roof Replacement
Project Number: UHH-2013-308
Status: Preparing the Design Fee Proposal
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-01-01 to 2015-06-01
Description: This project includes the replacement of the Hale Kehau roof and repairs to the structure and finishes.
Affected areas: Hale Kehau Dining Hall
AC Improvements at Administration
Project Number: UHH-2013-304
Status: Bidding
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-05-01 to 2015-08-01
Description: Upgrade the air conditioning system in Administration (Bldg. 335)
AC Improvements at Theater, Phase II
Project Number: UHH-2013-305
Status: Bidding
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-06-01 to 2015-07-01
Description: Additional improvements to Theater air conditioning system.
Panaewa Farm Traffic Safety Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2014-403
Status: Processing Consultant Contract
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-06-01 to 2016-01-01
Description: This project will provide acceleration and deceleration lanes on highway 11 to facilitate safer entrance and exit to and from the UHH Farm.
Affected areas: Highway 11 at the Farm Entrance