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

The State of Hawai'i, DLNR

FEDERAL OFFICIALS DETERMINE ISELLE’S IMPACT DO NOT MEET PRESIDENTIAL DISASTER DECLARATION CRITERIA

The State of Hawaii’s request for a major disaster declaration due to Tropical Storm Iselle was denied today by Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate. The request sought...
Posted: August 29, 2014, 7:15 pm

HOME AND BUSINESS OWNERS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON NEW FEMA FLOOD MAPS FOR OAHU

The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), together with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the City and County of Honolulu Department of Planning and Perm...
Posted: August 6, 2014, 1:15 am

Wai Halana – July 2014

In this quarter’s newsletter: Hawaii Climate Adaptation Initiative Act (Act 83) Sea-Level on the Rise NOAA Sea-Level Rise Viewer When Retreat is the Best Option: Flood Insurance After Biggert Water...
Posted: July 21, 2014, 7:12 pm

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
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