Leonard Kamp, Jr.
Leonard (Lenny) Frank Kamp, Jr. passed away peacefully at home on February 5, 2017 at the age of 76 only a month after being diagnosed with advanced kidney cancer. Lenny worked for Hawaiian Dredging & Construction and Dillingham Construction for twenty years including his final two years as Vice President for Southeast Asia based in Singapore. He and his wife Becky returned to Honolulu to purchase and run Haas Insulation until they sold the company and retired in 1995. During retirement Lenny continued to be involved in business by investing in startup ventures as an independent entrepreneur and member of the Hawai'i Angels group. Lenny was active in sports, a private pilot, and a driver of fast cars. He and Becky were travelers who visited almost every comer of the globe. He was predeceased by his dear wife Becky three years ago. Lenny was born in Rochester, New York. He graduated from the Aquinas Institute of Rochester and studied at St. Bonaventure University before arriving on the Big Island of Hawai'i in 1963 for Peace Corps training and service in Borneo building roads and airports. Following the Peace Corps he came back to Hawai'i to earn a degree in Civil Engineering from the UH-Manoa College of Engineering and later an MBA from the UH College of Business as a member of its first Executive MBA class. He was a loyal and generous supporter of schools and charities including the Aquinas Institute of Rochester, Palama Settlement, Catholic Charities Hawaii, Aloha United Way, the Hawaii Community Foundation, UH Manoa College of Engineering and the UH-Manoa Shidler College of Business. He is survived by his mother Florence, brothers Denny and wife Sandra, Terry and wife Kathleen, sister-in-law Deborah Hung Lee and her husband Allen, brother-in-law Philip Hung, nephews and nieces Louis Hung, Andrew Hung, Brian Hung, Heather Kamp, Shawn Kamp, Cassandra Simpson and Kimberly Hill. Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at the Newman Center Holy Spirit Parish, 1941 East-West Road on the campus of the University of Hawai'i-Manoa followed by a Mass of the Resurrection at 10:00 a.m. Free parking is available in the St. Francis School parking lot at 2707 Pamoa Road or $6 parking on the UH campus paying at the kiosks on Maile Way or East-West Road. Friends and family are all warmly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Lenny's memory to Catholic Charities Hawaii, 1822 Keeaumoku Street, Honolulu HI 96822.
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