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

Hawaii County Property Owners & Renters Encouraged to Attend Important Educational Meeting on Flood and Other Insurance

HAWAI‘I COUNTY, Hawai‘i – Flooding is one of the major natural disasters in the United States. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (...
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:19 pm

2018 Ready 2 React Emergency Preparedness Event

State’s Largest Emergency Preparedness Event returns for its 6th year this coming Saturday, July 28th at Pearlridge Center from 10 AM – 2 PM.  Dozens of city, state, federal and non-governmental ag...
Posted: July 23, 2018, 9:42 pm


NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM (NFIP) INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS SCHEDULED MAY 14-17 ON KAUA‘I  Policy holders affected by the April 15-16, 2018 flooding event urged to attend  LIHU‘E – The Departmen...
Posted: May 10, 2018, 1:11 am