OMG!! I know some of the people you are talking about.
My dad is Mana Aunty Fiapapalagi is my Grandfathers sister. My Grandad being Leasi - Nanai - Leituala - Misiuepa aunty Ella doesn't live far from me, Aunty Sauiluma was very close to my father, she stayed with us several times every visit from samoa to NZ...missed very much
This world is too small lol