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

ENGINEERING DIVISION
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

Disaster Day 2014

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Hawaii is hosting a series of informative sessions on the “Life Cycle of a Disaster - Pre, During and Post Phases”.  To register for this event, d...
Posted: September 17, 2014, 9:24 pm

Makaha Valley Community Meeting/Flood Study DRAFT Public Review

The Makaha Valley Flood Study, is aimed at proposing solutions to address the areas in Makaha Valley that have experienced flooding  over the years. This second community meeting will present recom...
Posted: September 6, 2014, 12:45 am

INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON FEMA’s PROPOSED FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS FOR MAUI COUNTY

An informational public meeting to educate residents and business owners on the islands of Maui and Molokai regarding the recently released proposed FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) is planne...
Posted: September 4, 2014, 6:07 am

FEDERAL OFFICIALS DETERMINE ISELLE’S IMPACT DO NOT MEET PRESIDENTIAL DISASTER DECLARATION CRITERIA

The State of Hawaii’s request for a major disaster declaration due to Tropical Storm Iselle was denied today by Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator W. Craig Fugate. The request sought...
Posted: August 29, 2014, 7:15 pm

HOME AND BUSINESS OWNERS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON NEW FEMA FLOOD MAPS FOR OAHU

The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), together with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the City and County of Honolulu Department of Planning and Perm...
Posted: August 6, 2014, 1:15 am
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Dam Safety Program

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Geothermal Program

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Geothermal Programs are heating up...

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National Flood Insurance Program

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Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program

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