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

Community: FREE Kaneohe/Kahaluu Emergency Preparedness Workshop Tonight 6:30PM Kaneohe District Park

Are YOU and your family prepared for a disaster or other emergency event? Would you know what to do, what emergency supplies you should have on hand or know how to communicate with your loved ones ...
Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:29 am

12th Annual Hawaii Floodplain Manager’s Conference

The Department of Land and Natural Resources is once again hosting it’s annual Floodplain Manager’s Conference on August 17th and 18th in Honolulu at the Manoa Grand Ballroom. There are still seats...
Posted: June 28, 2016, 1:08 am

HURRIPLAN – Hurricane Resilient Community Planning and Building Design

Of all natural disasters, hurricanes are perhaps the most devastating to the built environment.  HURRIPLAN, is a newly developed approach for hurricane resilient community planning and building des...
Posted: June 28, 2016, 12:27 am

Attend the “Get Ready Mililani Emergency Preparedness Fair” Tomorrow at Mililani High School

The City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, in partnership with Council Member Ron Menor and Council Chair Ernie Martin, is sponsoring the “GET READY MILILANI Emergency Prep...
Posted: May 20, 2016, 7:37 pm

Workshop Registration is OPEN for “Determining BFEs in A Zones”

  A “Base Flood Elevation” (aka BFE) is a extremely important elevation needed for developing in a floodplain and for flood insurance rating purposes.  However, have you ever wondered how to determ...
Posted: May 18, 2016, 10:53 pm
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Dam Safety Program

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Geothermal Program

Geothermal Programs are heating up...

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National Flood Insurance Program

Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program

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