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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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AC Improvements at Administration
Project Number: UHH-2013-304
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: Rider Levett Bucknall
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: construction
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2015-06-01 to 2015-08-01
Description: Additional improvements to Theater air conditioning system.
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: Under Construction
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Rider Levett Bucknall - Kevin Mitchell
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
Campus Security Improvements Phase 1
Project Number: UHH-2011-118
Status: Under Construction
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Engineering Partners
Estimated Time: 2014-05-01 to 2015-05-01
Description: The project includes campus wide data network improvements to support new video surveillance system and blue light call stations expansion and improvements.
Affected areas: Campus Wide, View UHH-2011-118 Map (PDF)
Campus Wide Elevator Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2010-030
Status: All shafts are renovated and in operation. Final supporting improvements are being completed at all locations.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: SSFM International
Estimated Time: 2013-05-01 to 2015-03-01
Description: Renovate various Elevators on Campus.
Affected areas: CAFNRM 319 & OSSB 338
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 2015-02-01
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)
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 Back-Up Generators
Project Number: UHH-2013-313
Status: In design.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-06-01 to 2015-12-01
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
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., View UHH-2013-310 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: 2015-06-01 to 2015-12-01
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: In Design
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2016-05-01 to 2016-08-01
Description: This project includes the replacement of the Hale Kehau Dining Room roof and repairs to the structure and finishes.
Affected areas: Hale Kehau Dining Hall, View UHH-2013-308 Map (PDF)
Hawaiian Language College
Project Number: UHH-2005-347
Status: Jacobsen Construction mobilized and began work on August 1, 2011. Site clearing and grubbing is complete and mass excavation and haul out is underway. Probing and grouting at the building pad began 9
Project Manager: Maynard Young
Construction Manager: Project Management, Inc.
Estimated Time: 2011-08-01 to 2012-12-01
Description: Hawaiian Language College, PresentationView Presentation
Affected areas: Project site is above Waiakea Stream adjacent to Nowelo Street
Kapiolani & Kawili Street Sidewalk & Crosswalk Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2014-404
Status: Designt
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-09-01 to 2016-05-01
Description: This project will provide an ADA compliant sidewalk along Kapiolani Street and make improvements to the Kapiolani/Kawili Street intersection., View UHH-2014-404 Map (PDF)
Kawili Street Pedestrian Overpass
Project Number: UHH 2014-402
Status: Design
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-10-01 to 2016-10-01
Description: This project will provide a pedestrian from Hale 'Alahonua to Campus Center Plaza., View UHH 2014-402 Map (PDF)
Living Learning Community, Phase IIB
Project Number: UHH-2011-123B
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Brenda Hamane
Construction Manager: Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2015-01-01 to 2015-07-01
Description: This project will provide PV panels on Living Learning Community Facilities.
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 2015-02-01
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)
OMKM Renovation & Infrastructure Improvements
Project Number: UHH 2014-407
Status: Consultant Contract
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2016-08-01 to 2017-08-01
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
Panaewa Farm Traffic Safety Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2014-403
Status: In Design.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-09-01 to 2016-05-01
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 UHH Farm Entrance
Renovate and Repair Old Gym (Bldg. 345D) and Various Buildings
Project Number: UHH-2012-202
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2015-05-01 to 2015-12-01
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.
Repair/Renovate Old Student Services Building
Project Number: UHH-2010-013
Status: Construction will commence on Tuesday, December 22, 2014 and continue until July of 2015.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: SSFM
Estimated Time: 2014-12-01 to 2015-11-01
Description: Repair and renovate existing Student Services Building.
Affected areas: Old Student Services Building, View UHH-2010-013 Map (PDF)
Replace Flag Pole at Mian Entrance
Project Number:
Status: Contract Awarded
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: N/A
Estimated Time: 2015-05-01 to 2015-07-01
Description: Remove existing flag pole & replace with two flag poles.
Affected areas: Main Entrance & UCB, View Map (PDF)
Replace Flagpole at Main Entrance
Project Number: UHH-2015-508
Status: Bidding
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2015-03-01 to 2015-08-01
Description: Remove existing aluminum flagpole at Main Entrance and install two (2) new aluminum flagpoles., View UHH-2015-508 Map (PDF)
Reroof Wentworth Hall
Project Number: UHH-2014-401
Status: Design
Project Manager: Michael Murakami
Construction Manager: To be determined
Estimated Time: 2016-05-01 to 2016-08-01
Description: This project will replace the roof of Wentworth Hall., View UHH-2014-401 Map (PDF)
Signage Master Plan & Standards
Project Number: UHH-2013-311
Status: Planning
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: Provide Way-finding & Signage Master Plan and Signage Design Standards for UH Hilo Main Campus., PresentationView Presentation
Water Infrastructure Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2010-024
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Lo-Li Chih
Construction Manager: SSFM
Estimated Time: 2012-07-01 to 2015-08-01
Description: This project will provide a well and water infrastructure to meet UH Hilo development needs.