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

Webinar: Affordability of National Flood Insurance Program Premiums

Join a free webinar on January 20th, 2016 at 1:00 PM EST to explore a new report on the affordability of National Flood Insurance Program premiums from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineeri...
Posted: January 12, 2016, 7:29 pm

Legacy FHAT Set to Retire at the End of the Year

In 2008, the Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool (a.k.a. FHAT) made it’s debut. The FHAT is a GIS mapping application for displaying and viewing of the National Flood Insurance Program’s (NFIP), Fl...
Posted: December 16, 2015, 1:22 am

November 2015 Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program

There are more changes to the NFIP as a result of two recent acts passed by Congress. This video will summarize the changes that became effective November 1, 2015. Many of these changes are a resul...
Posted: December 2, 2015, 7:30 pm

Expired FEMA Elevation Certificate has been Extended Again

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: October 28, 2015, 9:49 pm

Wai Halana – October 2015

In this Issue: New and Improved Hawaii Flood Hazard Assessment Tool 11th Annual Hawaii Floodplain Manager’s Conference Elevation Certificates: How to Correctly Fill out Item A8c and A9c (Net Area o...
Posted: October 13, 2015, 10:44 pm
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Dam Safety Program

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Geothermal Program

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National Flood Insurance Program

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