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

Wai Halana – October 2016

In this Issue: Spared by a Direct Hit, but Not Spared from Damaging Floods Know Your Stuff Do You Live in a Flood Zone? New Consumer Tools to Shop and Explore Coverage Options What if I can’t pay m...
Posted: October 12, 2016, 2:51 am

President Declares Disaster for Hawaii

Release Date: October 6, 2016 Release Number: HQ-16-076 WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Hawai...
Posted: October 7, 2016, 5:20 pm

6th Annual “Get Ready Ewa Beach” Emergency Preparedness Fair

We are only half way through the 2016 hurricane season and we’ve already had a busy season so far with the most recent near misses from Hurricane Madeline and Hurricane Lester.  Why not take this o...
Posted: September 7, 2016, 10:58 pm

COMING SOON: Hawaii Association of Realtors Roadshow

HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF REALTOR PRESENTS – An October Roadshow featuring informative speakers tackling important topics that affect Hawaii Real Estate.  Don’t miss this opportunity to educate yoursel...
Posted: September 1, 2016, 9:57 pm

Green Stormwater Infrastructure SUMMIT

There are real difficulties in addressing stormwater infrastructure needs for resolving growing water quality and quantity challenges. Green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) is a developing field of...
Posted: July 20, 2016, 1:45 am
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Dam Safety Program

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Geothermal Program

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National Flood Insurance Program

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