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

Use of Expired FEMA Elevation Certificate has been Extended

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-33) and Floodproofing Certificate (FEMA form 086-0-34) forms are currently under review at the Office of Manage...
Posted: September 30, 2015, 2:50 am

Kaneohe/Kahaluu Hazard Awareness and Response Program – Attend the First Class on September 23rd

    The Kaneohe/Kahaluu Hazard Awareness and Response Program (KKHARP) will hold its first class on September 23 at 6:30 PM at the Key Project in Kahaluu. They Key Project is located at 47-200 Waih...
Posted: September 14, 2015, 6:42 pm

Revised FEMA Preliminary DFIRMs are now available for viewing on the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool

FEMA has released revised preliminary Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRM) for Hawaii County.  They are now available for online viewing on the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool (FHAT) at ww...
Posted: August 14, 2015, 3:27 am

FEMA’s Elevation Certificate Form has Expired

In case you didn’t notice FEMA’s Elevation Certificate (EC) form expired on July 31, 2015.  However, a new form has not yet been released as revisions are being considered. Pending approval by the ...
Posted: August 7, 2015, 3:59 pm

Wai Halana – July 2015

In this Issue: How Federally Subsidized Flood Insurance Can Artificially Increase the Value of Risky Homes New FEMA Data Visualization Tool Unveiled # of Pre-FIRM Policies in Hawaii FEMA Elevation ...
Posted: July 28, 2015, 1:57 am
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