How the State Purchases Goods, Services, and Construction - for Vendors, Contractors and Service Providers
Opportunities to Compete for Contracts
Compliance with State Statutes
State and County personnel must obtain verification of vendor proof of compliance before award. Vendors obtain proof of compliance by registering in Hawaii Compliance Express (HCE) and ensuring they are compliant. See the HCE FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions).
Procurement Code of Ethics
The procurement code of ethics applies to both vendors and state/county personnel and provides guidance to ensure a transparent and fair procurement process.
Methods of Procurement
When purchasing goods, services or construction, state and county agencies follow one of the methods of procurement as prescribed by Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS)and Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR). Each method of procurement may be utilized under certain conditions
- Debarment and Suspension
- DCCA Offices Responsible for Procurement Appeals of Protests, Licensing, Licensing Disputes