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

Wai Halana – January 2017

In this Issue: Insurance Against Extreme Events: Pairing Short-Term Incentives with Long-Term Strategies Free Substantial Improvement / Substantial Damage Workshop Association of State Floodplain M...
Posted: January 20, 2017, 12:39 am

FREE Substantial Improvement / Substantial Damage Workshop

“Are you thinking about renovating an older home or building?” The Department of Land and Natural Resources will be hosting a 1-day FEMA-led training that will provide an overview of the critical c...
Posted: January 3, 2017, 10:06 pm

Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands King Tides Project

Please join us and fellow community members to learn about the Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program’s Hawai‘i and Pacific Islands King Tides Project and how YOU can contribute as a citizen scientist. ...
Posted: November 2, 2016, 3:12 am

Wai Halana – October 2016

In this Issue: Spared by a Direct Hit, but Not Spared from Damaging Floods Know Your Stuff Do You Live in a Flood Zone? New Consumer Tools to Shop and Explore Coverage Options What if I can’t pay m...
Posted: October 12, 2016, 2:51 am

President Declares Disaster for Hawaii

Release Date: October 6, 2016 Release Number: HQ-16-076 WASHINGTON, D.C.  – The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Hawai...
Posted: October 7, 2016, 5:20 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

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