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Poi Facts Last Updated: Jul 12, 2015 - 12:32:34 PM


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Poi May Help Fight Colon Cancer
According to very preliminary research to be published in "Phytotherapy Research," there is some indication that an extract of poi, when placed in a test tube with colon cancer cells from rats, inhibited the cancer cells from dividing. The Honolulu Advertiser published this story in their April 25, 2005 edition. Please click here to read >>> [ Visit Website ]

May 10, 2005 - 7:27:00 PM

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The Perfect Food?
In May 2002 someone posted a question on Google: "What is the perfect food?" Of course, there's no easy answer to this. But there's mention of bee pollen, salads, and (mahalo to "larre-ga") --- poi. Larre-ga confused us with the Honolulu Poi Company, and the link is out of date, but the contributions are interesting and can be viewed here >>> [ Visit Website ]

Feb 5, 2005 - 11:24:00 PM

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Taro: The Roots of Hawaiian Agriculture
Taro is not just about poi. Author Jack Kelly discusses the cultural significance of taro, and provides a brief history of poi manufacture.
Jan 31, 2005 - 2:55:00 AM

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Poi Milling Statistics - 3rd Quarter 2004
Hawaii's signature starch is on the rise. Poi millers utilized 1.3 million pounds of taro during the summer quarter, the Hawaii Agricultural Statistics Service reports. [ Visit Website ]

Oct 27, 2004 - 5:15:00 AM

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Monthly Poi Cartoons
Each month The Poi Company tried to include a new cartoon on our invoices. It missed some months, but here's the complete collection of the cartoons from the archives.
Aug 2, 2004 - 1:15:00 AM

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Seasonal Demand & Changing Tastes Bring Challenges
As summer graduation parties, lu‘au and holiday picnics bring families together around the traditional foods of the islands, poi - that most essential of Hawaiian foods - is almost always in noticeably short supply. That's nothing new to the many poi afficianados, growers and producers here. [ Visit Website ]

Jul 20, 2004 - 6:34:00 AM

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Aimoku McClellan - Na Kama'aina
Hawaiian entrepreneur Aimoku McClellan wants to deliver "Poi to the World" --- Honolulu Magazine, November 1998
Jul 4, 2004 - 12:22:00 AM

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