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  • n  Hawaiian dish of taro root pounded to a paste and often allowed to ferment

  • New York Republican Nelson Rockefeller tucked a frangipani blossom behind his ear and finger-dipped poi and lomi-lomi salmon.
  • So when I tried it in Hawaii--by far the biggest Spam-eating state, thanks to an influx of World War II soldiers, poverty and a palate used to poi--I was surprised that it wasn't .
  • Over the next 20 minutes, the members of the southern Maori Ngai Tahu tribe sang poetry, evoked long-ago canoe voyages and spun the poi, a ceremonial swinging ball.
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  • Poi Dog Pondering performs live
    Music Lounge: Poi Dog Pondering …
    June 12, 2013 - WGN TV Chicago
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2013 10:50 am
    Using poi balls while dancing "Te Tahinga" from New Zealand, Jobeth Devera performs a Polynesian dancing program Tuesday afternoon during a Hawaiian luau for members at the Grand Island Veterans Home. Devera, who works for NTV news, performed dances from Hawaii, New Zealand and Tahiti.
    June 12, 2013 - Grand Island Independent
  • Aloha Camp: Hula (NEW)
    Aloha Camp is a big wave of fun where campers discover the culture of the Pacific Islands. Campers will learn the Hula and Maori Haka (with poi balls), discover the Hawaiian language with mele (song) and Ukulele. Create arts and crafts from the exotic Pacific Islands. Enjoy pupu?s and explore tastes of the island, you will make ice cream and signature Pineapple Jam.
    June 11, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh

  • Carter Nice in Pine Tree
    We are fortunate to have such a resource close at hand so that we can give our audience the wonderful combination of our full symphony orchestra, four outstanding professional singers, and the talented young POI participants,says Carter Nice,...
  • Bevan in WalesOnline
    The sex trade is rife in Poi Pet. The situation for children is horrendous,said Mrs Bevan. "I heard last week of a four-year-old girl rescued from a brothel there. There is one main road passing through with slums either side. Children...
  • Dhirubhai Ambani in Sify
    We will start talks with both the companies on the PoI issue and we are confident of reaching an amicable solution,Ambani told PTI here today.

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