Have you ever wondered what poi is and where it first came from? During a kayaking tour with Urban Outfitters, our guide, Erica, shares the sad history of how Hawaiians believe poi came to be, and when you might want to eat it. (Tip: Turn the volume up for this one, and use it as an educational tool for your kids.) Click below to see what poi looks like in plant form as taro, and hear the story! Have more to add? Share your info in the comments below.