I had been contacted by a cousin named Napua Lucas. She is the granddaughter of David Kahana - Grandpop Dave!!!!!
Napua is the daughter of Josephine Kahana, whose mother is Bertha!! Finally, I have proof that Bertha did exist. I sort of had proof that she existed when I found - or was given - the information about David Longfeather, but now I have been in contact with her Granddaughter!
There really isn't much information. Apparently Napua doesn't know much more than I do. She actually said that I was able to find more information than she actually knows. She did confirm that the family originated from the Big Island of Hawaii, and that some of the Kahana Ohana live in Oahu.
She also confirmed that her mother, Josephine was put in a home during the Depression - I previously found Josephine and her brother, Frank in the 1930 Census, both in Orphanages.
Josephine was in The Catholic Home for Destitute Children,
Frank, in St. John's Male Orphan Asylum
Josephine Kahana, eventually changed her name to Napua.
Josephine's first marriage was to Henry KAMANUWAI, and they had a son, also named Henry.
Henry Jr. died about 2 years ago from prostate cancer.
Josephine remarried, and she had two daughters.
I am not sure if Josephine is still alive, but I do know that her second husband had died about 2 years ago.
Napua also said that the last time she saw or heard from her Aunt Ada (Josephine's sister) that she lived in Hawaii.
She also said that Grandpop Dave had a brother named, Charles. I asked Aunt Diane (one of my Mom's sisters) about this and she said as far as she knew, Grandpop Dave was the oldest of 3 brothers, but the name Charles did not ring a bell.
So, although it is not exactly progress in the true sense of the word, it is more like confirmation-progress.