The Flood Control and Dam Safety Section of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Engineering Division is responsible for:

  • State-wide oversight of the National Flood Insurance Program
  • Regulating, Inspecting, and overseeing all Dams & Reservoirs in the State of Hawaii
  • Providing coordination of all federal and state flood control projects undertaken in Hawaii
  • Providing technical or financial assistance to counties when requested for flood control purposes.

Contact Us

Questions or Comments? Please call:

Edwin Matsuda, P.E., CFM
Flood Control and Dam Safety Section Head
(808) 587-0268

Engineering Division, National Flood Insurance Program

The State of Hawai'i, DLNR

NFIP Reauthorization

Property owners who have a flood insurance policy that needs to be renewed in the coming weeks or prospective buyers who will need to obtain flood insurance as a condition of closing their loan, sh...
Posted: January 13, 2018, 4:11 am

WAI HALANA – December 2017 (Special Edition)

In this Issue: It’s Not a Matter of If, But When … Hurricane INIKI 25 Years Later Protect Your New Home – Flood Risk & Flood Insurance Basics DLNR Participates in Hazard Preparedness Fairs Protect ...
Posted: December 6, 2017, 1:55 am

WAI HALANA – October 2017

In this Issue: Act 70 Keeps Hawaii Eligible in the NFIP Meet Hawaii County’s New Floodplain Manager Meet Hawaii’s Newest Certified Floodplain Managers Understanding FEMA’s Summary of Map Actions an...
Posted: October 27, 2017, 3:58 am