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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: Construction
Project Manager: Project managed by OCI, Contact Maynard Young (808) 956-4071
Construction Manager: DAGS
Estimated Time: 2016-09-01 to 2018-06-01
Description: Provide permanent facility for the proposed College of Pharmacy
Affected areas: UH Park - S. Aohoku Street, View UH 09-348 Map (PDF)
OMKM Renovation & Infrastructure Improvements
Project Number: UHH 2014-407
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: Bowers + Kubota
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
Hale Kehau Dishwasher Replacement
Project Number: UHH-16032
Status: Design Contract
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will replace the dishwasher in Hale Kehau Dining Hall.
Renovate Pharmacy Modular Buildings
Project Number: UHH-16037
Status: In Design
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will renovate areas of the existing modular buildings from offices/classrooms into research laboratories.
Affected areas: College of Pharmacy Mudular Buildings A & B
Utility Improvements for Food Court
Project Number: UHH-16040
Status: Design Contract
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will allow UH Hilo to provide a variety of food vendor options -based on a 2008 campus wide student survey. It will also enhance the Campus plaza as a ore active student gathering place.
Life Science Building Renovation
Project Number: UHH-2011-105
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Brian Hill
Estimated Time: 2016-12-01 to 2018-02-01
Description: Various Renovations to Life Science Building Complex including Roofing, HVAC, Electrical, Finishes and Lab Renovations.
Affected areas: Building 344 A,B,C & D, View UHH-2011-105 Map (PDF)
Living Learning Community, Phase IIB
Project Number: UHH-2011-123B
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: Rider Levett Bucknall
Estimated Time: 2015-01-01 to 2017-05-01
Description: This project will provide PV panels on Living Learning Community Facilities.
Repair & Renovate PB 8, 8A & 9
Project Number: UHH-2012-202B
Status: Under Construction
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Brian Hill
Estimated Time: 2017-09-01 to 2018-04-01
Description: This project in general consists of repairing and renovating PB-8, 8A and 9 to reduce UH Hilo's backlog.
Affected areas: PB-8, PB-8A & PB-9
Energy Management Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2012-203
Status: Preparing the Energy Performance Contract Solicitation
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
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
Emergency Shelters for Student Housing
Project Number: UHH-2013-310
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: Bowers + Kubota
Estimated Time: 2016-05-01 to 2017-05-01
Description: Project will retrofit the ground floor of Hale Kauanoe for use as an emergency shelter.
Affected areas: Hale Kauanoe, View UHH-2013-310 Map (PDF)
Emergency Back-Up Generators
Project Number: UHH-2013-313
Status: In design.
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
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
Panaewa Farm Traffic Safety Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2014-403
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: SSFM International
Estimated Time: 2016-04-01 to 2017-11-01
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
OMKM Renovation & Infrastructure Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2014-407
Status: Design
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: Bowers + Kubota
Estimated Time: 2017-03-01 to 2017-09-01
Description: Planning for Visitor Information Station improvements, design & construction for improving the ingress & egress of the Visitor Information Center, and the design of the road repairs at the summit.
Modernization and Repair of UH Telescopes on Mauna Kea
Project Number: UHH-2015-514
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: Bowers + Kubota
Estimated Time: 2017-03-01 to 2017-10-01
Description: Modernization and Repair of UH Telescopes on Mauna Kea
Chilled Water Plant & College Hall A/C Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2016-603
Status: Design
Project Manager: Ligaya Hill
Construction Manager: Brian Hill
Estimated Time: 2017-08-01 to 2018-08-01
Description: Replace chiller in the Chilled Water Plant & College Hall A/C Improvements.
Energy Storage & Green Waste to Energy
Project Number: UHH-2016-604
Status: Construction
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Ted LeJeune
Estimated Time: 2017-08-01 to 2018-08-01
Description: Construction of a Energy Storage Device to manage peak electrical demand.
Affected areas: Rear of the Science & Tech. Building
PACRC Cover-All Roof
Project Number: UHH-2016-605
Status: Bidding
Project Manager: Brian Hill
Construction Manager: Brian Hill
Estimated Time: 2017-04-01 to 2017-08-01
Description: This project will replace the tensile membrane roof in PACRC.
Refinish Gym (Bldg, 320B) Floor
Project Number: UHH-2016-606
Status: Bidding
Project Manager: Brian Hill
Construction Manager: Brian Hill
Estimated Time: 2017-05-01 to 2017-06-01
Description: Project will resurface and re-stripe the existing Gym floor.
Hale Ikena & Imaloa A/C Improvements
Project Number: UHH-2016-616
Status: Bidding
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: Ted LeJeune
Estimated Time: 2018-07-01 to 2018-08-01
Description: This project will replace non-working A/C system components.
Affected areas: Imiloa Astronomy Center
Repairs & Renovations of PB 1-4 & PB 5-7
Project Number: UHH-2016-617
Status: Design
Project Manager: Ted LeJeune
Construction Manager: To be determined
Description: This project will repair & renovate PB 1-4 & 5-7 to remove backlog. PB 1-4 & 5-7 was constructed in 1960's & 70's.
Repave Tennis Courts
Project Number: UHH-2016-618
Status: Design Contract
Project Manager: Brian Hill
Construction Manager: Brian Hill
Estimated Time: 2107-08-01 to 2017-12-01
Description: The project will remove existing Tennis courts pavement and replace with new.