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Notice #: 0001339241-01
Public Auctions

NOTICE OF SALE PUBLIC AUCTION SALE OF ONE STATE OF HAWAII LICENSE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII The Department of Land and Natural Resources (“DLNR”), Land Division, Hawaii District Branch, will be conducting a public auction sale of one (1) license of State lands at the following date and location: DATE&TIME Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 10:00 A.M. PLACE West lanai of the State Office Building, 75 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawaii 96720. The above date, time, and/or place of auction are subject to change by DLNR. The license to be auctioned on the above date is as follows: Location: Portion of Government (Crown) land of Waiakea, situated at Waiakea, South Hilo, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii, as shown and described on Government Survey Map C.S.F. No. 25,805, dated July 31, 2020. Tax Map Key: (3) 2-1-013:portion of 002 Land Area: 37.822 acres, more or less. Permitted Use: To enter and quarry, crush, stockpile, and remove rock and waste deposits for commercial use provided the operation of rock crusher(s) on and within the license area shall be a permitted use. License Term: 20 years. Minimum Upset Annual License Fee and Royalty Rate: $32,000 per annum, payable semi-annually in advance, with a royalty rate of $0.65 per ton. Rental Reopening: The license fee and royalty rate to be reopened at the end of the 10th year of the license term. Performance Bond: Twice the amount of the annual rental payable. Special Conditions: Yamada and Sons, Inc. initiated the request for the use of the subject land for quarry purposes; paid for the environmental assessment pursuant to Chapter 343, Hawaii Revised Statutes; and, obtained the Finding of No Significant Impact required for the quarry use. If Yamada and Sons, Inc. is not the successful bidder at auction, the successful bidder shall reimburse Yamada and Sons, Inc. $49,844.90 for its environmental assessment costs. APPLICATION AND BIDDING INFORMATION Any person wishing to bid and purchase a license for the item described above must first qualify to bid under the general qualifying criteria and the pre-qualifying criteria as described in the Public Auction Bid Packet. Eligibility to bid shall be determined by the information supplied by prospective bidders in the Application and Qualification Questionnaire form (“Application”) provided as Appendix A of the Public Auction Bid Packet. Applications by prospective bidders for the above listed items must be received by DLNR no later than 4:00 pm on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at any one of the District Land Offices listed below. Applicants shall submit one (1) original and four (4) copies of the Application, (including copies of all required attachments). Any person who has failed to submit the completed Application and all required attachments, (and required copies), by this date and time will not be allowed to bid. Each applicant shall be informed in writing in advance of the auction date as to the applicant’s eligibility to bid at the public auction. See Public Auction Bid Packet for further instructions. The Public Auction Bid Packet (which describes the auction sale procedures, bidder qualification requirements and other requirements, and contains the Application form, memorandum of license, and other relevant information) and a draft of the license document (which contains a survey map and description of the subject property) may be obtained from any of the District Land Offices listed below, or downloaded from the DLNR website at http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/ld/public-hearings-and-notices/. Persons requiring information in an alternate format should call, or write to these offices: Oahu District Land Office 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 220, Honolulu, Oahu 96813 (808) 587-0433 Hawaii District Land Office 75 Aupuni Street, Room 204, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 (808) 961-9590 Maui District Land Office 130 Mahalani Street, Wailuku, Maui 96793 (808) 984-8103 Kauai District Land Office 3060 Eiwa Street, Room 208, Lihue, Kauai 96766 (808) 274-3491 Prospective bidders are responsible to thoroughly read and understand the covenants, terms and conditions contained in the Public Auction Bid Packet and draft license document. The property is to be licensed in an “AS IS” condition, and prospective bidders are responsible to inspect the property and complete their due diligence prior to submitting an application. All bidders or authorized representatives must be present in person at the auction. DLNR reserves the right to cancel the public auction, to postpone or change the date of the public auction or any other deadlines, to reject any and all Applications or request the submittal of additional information, and to waive any defects when, in the opinion of the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, such action will be in the best interest of the State. DONE at the office of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, State of Hawaii this 26th day of August, 2021. Suzanne D. Case, Chairperson Board of Land and Natural Resources (SA/HTH/WHT1339241 8/26/21)