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

June King Tides Photo Survey starts Friday!

Join the team of citizen scientists in the Hawai’i and Pacific Islands King Tides Project and help us document the impacts of King Tides (the highest high tides of the year) across the Pacific regi...
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:46 pm

WAI HALANA – May 2017

In this Issue: Is your home required to have flood insurance forever? Tides Carry Flood Threat – A mix of “king tides”, summer swells and high sea levels could imperil coastal areas City and County...
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:02 pm

Anticipated “KING TIDES” Merit Watchful Preparation, Opportunity for ‘CITIZEN SCIENCE’ Observations

HONOLULU — An observable phenomenon this weekend on shorelines and low-lying areas in Hawaii heralds the arrival of the highest ‘king tides’ of the year, that will occur over a couple days around M...
Posted: May 25, 2017, 8:41 pm