Request for Proposals

HOPE Services Hawaii, Inc. is currently accepting proposals for professional Architectural and Engineering Design Services to help evaluate, prioritize, design and oversee implementation of facility improvements at two shelters in Hilo: Hale Maluhia, an emergency shelter program serving single men and kūpuna (senior citizens) experiencing homelessness, and Kihei Pua, an emergency shelter program serving families with children and single women.


HOPE was awarded the Community Development Block Grant for facility renovations and improvements from the County of Hawai`i. The County of Hawai`i receives Federal funds through the Community Development Block Grant Funds program of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Federal funds are coupled with strict guidelines, requirements, and compliance. 


The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to solicit proposals from various candidate organizations, and to conduct a fair and extensive evaluation based on criteria listed within the Request for Proposal.


Proposals will be accepted through email to, and will be received until 4:00 p.m. Hawai`i Standard Time on Friday, February 1, 2019. Proposals received after the time fixed for opening will not be considered. You can access the Requests For Proposals below, by clicking on the links below the site photos. 


Any questions pertaining to the Requests for Proposals can be directed to: 


Sarah Figueroa
(808) 765-8662