Hawaii County Used Vehicle Auction Next Wednesday

Media Release:


The County of Hawaii will open sealed bids for the sale of used vehicles and equipment on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in the conference room of the County of Hawaii, Department of Finance, located at 891 Ululani Street, Hilo, Hawaii.

The items offered for sale will be sold “AS IS” and “WHERE IS” to the highest bidder. The highest bidder will be notified by telephone and must pay the balance by Wednesday, November 4, 2009. Any bidder defaulting on the payment will be rejected and the next highest bidder will be awarded the bid.

Bidders must deposit twenty five percent (25%) of the bid price in cash or draft drawn on a financial institution (cashier’s check, traveler’s check, money order) payable to the Director of Finance, County of Hawaii, with their sealed bid. No personal checks or debit/credit cards will be accepted for the deposit payment. Bids must be at or above the upset price and will be accepted in whole dollars only. Only signed Bids will be accepted. Any bidder defaulting on the payment or cancelling their bid after the bids are opened shall forfeit their deposit. Bid deposits of unsuccessful bidders will be refunded. Bid deposits of successful bidders will be applied to the bid price.

In the event of a tie bid, the award will be determined by the date of bid receipt.

All sales consummated will be final and not subject to cancellation or refund. The Director of Finance reserves the right to reject any or all bids, and to waive minor defects in bidding.

Upon acceptance and payment of the bid, the purchasers will be required to remove the items at their cost by Wednesday, November 11, 2009 or forfeit the payment and the purchased items.

Bidders must submit bids in writing to the Department of Finance, Property Management Division, 891 Ululani Street, Hilo, HI, 96720, prior to 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2009. Bids that are mailed must arrive in the Property Management Division office before 10:00 a.m. on October 28; bids received after that will be returned unopened to bidders. Bidders shall be solely responsible for the timely arrival of the bid. Envelopes should be clearly labeled “BIDS FOR USED VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT.”

Items #1-10 may be viewed at the County of Hawaii, Automotive Division, located at 630 E. Lanikaula Street, Hilo, Hawaii, and Items #11-20 may be viewed at the Waiakea Fire Station Annex, located at 95 Keaa Street, Hilo, Hawaii, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Further information may be obtained from the Department of Finance, Property Management Division at (808) 961-8069.

To see a list of the vehicles, click here: Hawaii County Public Auction

Click here for an Auction Bid Form.

One Response

  1. Ummm, were your pictures of the clunker cars from the city, state or county?

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