Datapoint Hawaiʼi Creole/Benefactive “personal dative” construction

Variety: Hawaiʼi Creole
Feature: Benefactive “personal dative” construction
Value: C - feature exists, but is extremely rare
Informants: Kent Sakoda and Jeff Siegel


Example 1804:
Evre taim ai go Hawai'i, ai get mi wan nyu ti-shrt.
Every time I go to Hawai'i, I get myself a new T-shirt.'