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University of Hawaii at Hilo
Facilities Update
August, 2014
PROJECTS UNDER CONSTRUCTION:
Campus Wide Elevator Improvements: The scope of this project is to improve seven elevators located in six UHH Buildings to comply with code requirements. The remaining elevator projects to be completed in Summer 2014 are in Old Student Services Building and the College of Agriculture building. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Water Infrastructure Improvements: This project will provide a well, pump, transmission lines and related improvements to ensure sufficient water supply for UH Hilo planned development and fire protection needs. The construction is scheduled from July 2012 to August 2015. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Living Learning Community Phase II: This State CIP project will add a new wing to the Hale Kanilehua dormitory for the Living Learning Community program. The construction should be completed by December 2014. This is a State CIP project.

Living Learning Community Phase IIB: This State CIP project will add PV Panels to the Hale Kanilehua - the Living Learning Community. The construction should be completed by July 2015. This is a State CIP project.

A/C Improvements at Campus Center: This project will repair/replace the a/c system in Campus Center and related work. The construction is scheduled for Summer of 2014 & 2015. This is a CRDM (Capital Renewal & Deferred Maintenance) project.

Repairs and Renovate Old Student Services Building: This project will repair and renovate the old Student Services Building for College of Business Economics. Construction is rescheduled from December 2014 to July 2015. This is a CRDM (Capital Renewal & Deferred Maintenance) project.
Campus Security Improvements – Phase 1: This project will provide improvements to campus security cameras, electronic locks, intrusion detection emergency call stations and related infrastructure. The project is under construction. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Chemical Storage: The project will provide a chemical storage near Science & Technology Building. The construction should be completed by December 2014. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Campus Security Improvements – Phase 2: This project will provide improvements of a campus emergency operation office, and related infrastructure. The project is under construction. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Chancellor’s Building A/C Improvements: This project will replace the a/c system in the Chancellor building. The construction is scheduled for Summer 2015. This is a CRDM (Capital Renewal & Deferred Maintenance) project.

Theater Additional A/C Improvements: This project will replace air handlers & other a/c improvements. The construction is scheduled for Summer 2015. This is a CRDM (Capital Renewal & Deferred Maintenance) project.


PROJECTS IN BIDDING PROCESS:


Repairs and Improvements to Old Gym: This project will provide major repair and up-grade of the Old Gym. This project is in the bidding process. The construction is scheduled for May 2015 to December 2015.


PROJECTS IN PLANNING & DESIGN:
Emergency Generator: This project will provide a number of emergency generators on the University to provide back-up electricity to major buildings and functions on campus. The project is in the preliminary design stage. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Energy Management & Improvements: This project will assess and identify energy management & potential efficiency improvements for future repair projects or performance contacting. The RFP of performance contracting is being finalized and to be issued in December 2014. This project will be paid by energy savings.

Relocation of Auxiliary Services: This project will renovate the back side of the Army Reserve Facilities for the consolidated Auxiliary Services functions. The design had begun September 2012. The construction of this project is pending availability of funding. This is a CRDM (Capital Renewal & Deferred Maintenance) project.

Wentworth Hall Re-roof: This project will replace the existing roof of Wentworth Hall. This is a CRDM (Capital Renewal & Deferred Maintenance) project.

Hale Kehau Lead Removal: This project will remove lead containing metal roof & related repairs. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Housing Emergency Shelter: This project will provide renovation & addition to Hale Kauanoe to create emergency shelter for student housing. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Kawili Street Pedestrian Overpass: This project will provide a pedestrian overpass from University Village to Campus Center Plaza. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Panaewa Farm Traffic Safety Improvements: This project will provide turning lanes at the entrance of Panaewa Farm & related improvements. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Kapiolani & Lanikaula Streets Sidewalk & Crosswalk Improvements: This project will provide side walk on campus side of Lanikaula Street & improve safety for crossing Lanikaula Street. This is a HSCR (Health, Safety & Code Requirements) project.

Way-finding & Signage Master Plan and Signage Design Standards: This project will provide campus signage design standards as well as way-finding & signage master plan.

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 12:00am