Brandon Gonzalez

Department of public Works, Hawai'i
Deputy Director

Brandon Gonzalez is Deputy Director of the Department of Public Works, Hawai’i County.   The Department of Public Works is composed of six (6) divisions: Administration, Automotive, Building, Engineering, Highway Maintenance and Traffic.  They administer regulatory and code enforcement to improve the health and safety.  Among the six divisions relating to the management of Hawai’i County roads are:

ENGINEERING: Primary responsibility is to plan, design, review, and construct road, bridge and flood control facilities.  The division also implements and enforces applicable regulatory requirements of Chapter 10 Hawai`i County Code (HCC), grading, grubbing and stockpiling, Chapter 22, HCC, work within County Right-of-Way, and Chapter 27, HCC, flood control.  The division reviews subdivision, `ohana, variance, and change of zone applications.

HIGHWAY MAINTENANCE: Responsible for establishing safety programs, investigating complaints, conducting training, and the repair, construction, maintenance, and improvement of all County roads, flood control structures, and channels.

TRAFFIC: Responsible for the maintenance and operation of all streetlights, traffic signals, traffic signs and markings, and other traffic control facilities and devices on state and county roads.


October 13, 2016
Hawai’i County Roads, the good, the bad, and the ugly…