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.

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Carty Chang, P.E.
Chief Engineer

ENGINEERING DIVISION
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

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October 1, 2014 Program Changes – Section 5 of the HFIAA

On May 29, 2014, FEMA issued WYO Bulletin 14026. The purpose of this memorandum is to provide notification of program rate changes the NFIP will implement effective October 1, 2014. The October 1, ...
Posted: May 29, 2014, 9:16 pm

Wai Halana – April 2014

In this quarter’s newsletter… Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act Elevation Certificates – Do I Really Need One Now? Calculating the Net Area of Flood Openings Coming Soon: Updated FIRMs fo...
Posted: April 30, 2014, 9:30 pm

Updates to Phase I Implementation Plan of the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

On April 24, 2014, FEMA issued WYO Bulletin 14016 which updates Attachment A – Summary of Phase I Implementation of the Homeowners Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 – that was previously is...
Posted: April 24, 2014, 5:37 pm

FEMA Releases Phase I Implementation Plan on the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIAA)

On April 15, 2014, FEMA issued WYO Bulletin 14014 which describes the termination of full risk-rating for all types of Pre-Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) properties covered by Section 3 of the HFI...
Posted: April 15, 2014, 6:00 pm

FEMA Releases Additional Details on the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

On March 21, 2014, President Obama signed the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act into law. Today, April 3rd, FEMA has issued a WYO Bulletin and Overview informational document that provid...
Posted: April 3, 2014, 8:26 pm
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Dam Safety Program

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Geothermal Program

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Geothermal Programs are heating up...

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National Flood Insurance Program

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Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program

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