Our Mission

The Engineering Division provides engineering services and technical assistance to other departmental divisions and State agencies to implement capital improvement or repair and maintenance projects and administer programs for water and land development, mineral resources development, and prevention of natural disasters.

Contact Us

Carty Chang, P.E.
Chief Engineer

Kalanimoku Building
1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 221
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Phone: (808) 587-0230
Fax: (808) 587-0283

News and Highlights

Engineering Division News

Engineering Division

The State of Hawai'i, DLNR


NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS SCHEDULED MAY 14-17 ON KAUA‘I  Policy holders affected by the April 15-16, 2018 flooding event urged to attend  LIHU‘E – The Departmen...
Posted: May 10, 2018, 1:11 am

NFIP Informational Session at Niu Valley Middle School on May 10th

NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSION SCHEDULED THURSDAY MAY 10 IN NIU VALLEY  Policy holders affected by the April 13, 2018 O‘ahu flooding event urged to attend HONOLULU – ...
Posted: May 8, 2018, 10:30 pm

Couldn’t Attend the Disaster Recovery Centers on Oahu?

During the week of April 23rd – 26th, eighteen different State, City and non-government agencies (see agency list) participated in two Disaster Recovery Centers (DRCs) held in Waimanalo and Koko He...
Posted: May 2, 2018, 3:46 am

When was your last “Insurance Check-up”?

Much like the same reasons we visit the doctor each year for a physical exam, property owners should also have an annual insurance check up on their home.  The National Association of Insurance Com...
Posted: April 16, 2018, 11:26 pm

HUD Withdrawal of Proposed Rules To Reduce Regulatory and Financial Burden

As part of the efforts of the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUDs) Regulatory Reform Task Force, the agency has determined not to pursue five proposed rules published in the Federal...
Posted: February 12, 2018, 8:48 pm
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