Words nearby poi
Origin of poi
Examples from the Web for poi
He is working to lift the POI restrictions placed on his client.
These Sandwich Island natives eat a small species of fish resembling our smelts, quite raw, with their poi.Under the Southern Cross|Maturin M. Ballou
After the performance was over, we walked to the Princess Likelike's house, where we were entertained at a poi supper.A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam'|Annie Allnut Brassey
But the principal crop is the taro-plant (Arum esculentum), from which the native food of poi is made.
I was frequently invited to dip my fingers into the poi and try it, being told that it was very good; but I had not the courage.
Let me say a few words about this poi, as it forms the main staple of Hawaiian food.