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
Email: dlnr.engr@hawaii.gov

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Wai Hālana Blog

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Flood Hazard Assessment Tool

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Dam Safety Program


Learn more about the Dam Safety programs offered by the state.

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Geothermal Program

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Geothermal Programs are heating up...

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National Flood Insurance

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Learn more about the National Flood Insurance Program

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