Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center

Honolulu CC Children's Center Now Accepting Bids for Food Service Contract

Keiki Hauʻoli Children's Center, located on the Honolulu Community College campus, will be seeking bids for a food vendor to provide meals for children between the ages of 1 and 5 years. Request for bid will be posted on Commerce Point between May 30th at 9:00 AM through June 9th at 4:00 PM in compliance with the University of Hawaii required procurement procedures. See below for requirements for bid:


"Vendor must be locally based and cannot subcontract any portion of contract once awarded. Purpose is to deliver meals by Vendor to Keiki Hauʻoli Children’s Center (KHCC) facility on the Honolulu Community College campus (874 Dillingham Blvd. Building 11, Honolulu, HI 96817) no later than 10:30 AM daily for lunch that day and the following day breakfast. All meals provided shall be in accordance with the CACFP Rules and Regulations for all meal components required as outlined in the revised CACFP Child and Adult Food Program Meal Patterns USDA Guidelines as of June 24, 2016. Vendor will provide bulk breakfast, lunch, and PM snack components with portions to cover enough meals/snack for up to 20 children ages 3 to 5 years of age and up to 14 meals/snack for children ages 1 year to 3 years of age. All meals of each type must meet the minimum standards set by the USDA for CACFP meals of that type. All shelf stable commissary goods (ex: canned and pre-packaged items) shall be delivered weekly in quantity that will cover all requirements for components served during that week. Bid should be based upon estimated 184 of serving days of which 154 will require breakfast and lunch only (no snack served on Fridays) for which KHCC will be in operation (see attached calendar for the 2017-2018 SY). If cycle menus are used, they must be furnished monthly or as the cycle runs. Vendor will provide menus to KHCC on a weekly basis if no cycle menus are used. Vendor will complete and provide to KHCC a delivery form at the time of each delivery which will mark date of delivery, time of delivery, hot and cold food temperatures, delivery person initials, receiving person initials, description of meal delivery, portion sizes of each item, number and description of substitute meals provided for children with allergies. Vendor will maintain all records supported by invoices, receipts or other evidence HonCC or KHCC may need to meet their responsibilities. Upon request, Vendor will provide HCC or KHCC with receipts of food purchased and production records for meals served at KHCC. All taxes and additional charges shall be included in bid. If bid is won, the Vendor must agree to all stipulations outlined by CACFP and complete the CACFP required forms and the Contract for Vended Meals (attached). By submitting agreement, Vendor agrees to abide by standard terms and conditions set forth in the contract. Email to Beverly Chang at or fax 808-845-9493 the Unit Price Schedule (Section E page 19 of attached CACFP Invitation for Bid) to include price per meal (breakfast, lunch and PM snack) and total price for all servings for estimated number of serving days. Include completed required forms (pages 9 through 12 and page 19 of the CACFP Invitation to Bid attached), a sample menu, a letter of introduction, and supporting documents which must include a copy of a current Department of Health Food Establishment Permit and inspection placard, GE tax license and a State Vendor Compliance certificate reflecting current status as compliant in order to be considered. The contract will be awarded to the responsible bidder that possesses the potential ability to perform successfully under the terms and conditions of the proposed procurement and is lowest in price. Other factors shall be given consideration when there are sound documented business reasons such as contractor integrity, compliance with public policy, record of past performance, and financial and technical resources."

Keiki Hau‘oli Children’s Center is the primary training site for Early Childhood students enrolled in certificate and degree programs at Honolulu CC. The Center is nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and provides quality care and learning opportunities for children of Honolulu CC students, faculty and staff, and the community (when space is available). The Center is staffed by teachers who are trained in Early Childhood Education, by Honolulu CC teacher trainees under the supervision of a college instructor, and by employed student assistants. Presently there are three classrooms: Infant, Toddler, and Preschool. Space is limited and students, faculty members, and staff members are encouraged to apply early.

The facility is located in Building 11, adjacent to Building 2. The Children’s Center Office is in Building 2, Room 212. Phone 845-9466.


  • Infant Program
    7:30 AM to 3:30 PM or 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday–Thursday,
    7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday
  • Toddler Program
    7:30 AM to 3:30 PM or 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday–Thursday,
    7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday
  • Preschool Program
    7:30 AM to 4:00 PM Monday–Thursday,
    7:30 AM to 2:00 PM Friday

The Children’s Center observes all college holidays and non-instructional days.

Priority For Enrollment

Priority for Children’s Center enrollment will be given to:

  1. Previously enrolled children of current Honolulu CC students;
  2. Children of Honolulu CC students who are single parents and financial aid recipients; and,
  3. Children of full time Honolulu CC students.

Parents of children must be Honolulu CCstudents carrying at least six credits or Honolulu CC faculty or staff members. Up to 25% of total enrollment may be reserved for faculty and staff children. Any slots unfilled by children of current Honolulu CC students or faculty and staff may be allotted to children of students or faculty and staff within the UH System or to community families.


  • Infants 3–20 months
  • Toddlers 20–36 months
  • Preschool 3-5 years