Division of Purchasing

The Division of Purchasing is tasked with the responsibility for all informal and formal procurement of Construction, Goods and Services for the County of Kaua‘i.In addition, our Division is responsible for: Contract for services, small purchases involving materials, supplies and equipment;leases, rent, and the acquisition of real or personal property;maintain control of all surplus County equipment and process all inter-office and incoming/out-going mail, and postage. 

The primary vision of our division is to ensure full and uncompromising adherence to the requirements of the Hawaii State Procurement Code and associated administrative rules. Of equal importance is to continue to pursue and develop an aggressive strategy and philosophy to harness all available technological resources in order to better enhance our service delivery to both our internal and external customers.

Record Requests

To submit a request to access a Purchasing Division record, please fill out the appropriate form, which can be accessed via the following link, http://oip.hawaii.gov/forms/. The completed form should be emailed to Division of Purchasing, at COKPurchasing@kauai.gov.


The Division of Purchasing is committed to providing ethical, compliant, and responsive  procurement solutions for the County of Kauai.  If we do not meet your expectations or have any suggestions on how we can improve our operations, we'd love to hear from you.

Please submit feedback to cokpurchasing@kauai.gov

Contact Information


Ernest W. Barreira, M.S

Asst. Chief Procurement Officer

Office Location:
County of Kauai
Department of Finance
Division of Purchasing
4444 Rice Street, Room 303
Lihue, HI 96766

Office Hours: 
Monday thru Friday, 6:45 AM to 5:30 PM, HST
Phone No. (808) 241-4288
Email:  COKPurchasing@kauai.gov

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