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


FIND OUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO PREPARE YOUR FAMILY AND HOUSE FOR THE 2016 HURRICANE SEASON AND BEYOND!! When: April 28, 2016 5:30 to 7:30 PM Where: Honolulu Mission Memorial Auditorium 567 S. King Str...
Posted: April 25, 2016, 4:38 am

April 2016 Flood Insurance Program Updates

More change is coming to the NFIP as a result of two recent acts passed by Congress. This video will summarize the changes effective April 1, 2016. Many of these changes are a result of the impleme...
Posted: April 6, 2016, 11:13 pm

Wai Halana – February 2016

In this Issue: Why it’s Important to Buy Flood Insurance before “March 1, 2016” Reducing Flood Risk to Residential Buildings that Cannot be Elevated CEC Requirements for CFMs Simplified Test Drive ...
Posted: February 11, 2016, 1:04 am

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
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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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