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

Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project Town Hall Meeting

The Ala Wai Canal Flood Risk Management Project completed the Feasibility Stage in December 2017 when the Chief of Engineers for the US Army Corps of Engineers submitted the Chief’s Report to Congr...
Posted: March 17, 2019, 8:34 am

Save the Date: 2019 HCPO planned this Fall

Public and private land use planners, community leaders, government and elected officials convene annually for the Hawaii Congress of Planning Officials (HCPO) Conference.  Each year the conference...
Posted: March 15, 2019, 6:26 pm

The BIG Show this weekend

Please join us at this years Building Industry Association (BIA) of Hawaii’s Home Building and Remodeling Show at Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on January 25th through January 27th.  DLNR’s Sta...
Posted: January 24, 2019, 12:50 am