Here’s what you need to know about Poké [Infographic]

When you think of dishes from Hawaii, what do you think of? You might think of a luau, of course, which is a classic notion of what a big, fun meal from Hawaiian culture looks like. You probably also think about fish—that’s a natural, given the islands’ accessibility to the sea. But have you ever heard of poké?

Poké is gaining popularity in more places than the Hawaiian islands, as foodies (and everyday people) continue to look for interesting food and ways of cooking. And poke fits the bill on both counts.

The typical poké uses raw fish, but you don’t have to. You can basically use whatever you want—make it vegetarian, for example. The great thing about this dish is that it’s generally packed with good-for-you ingredients, and it’s filling, too. So how can you make your own poké at home, and what might you like to try in it? This graphic gives you some insights.

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Green Documentaries: Island Earth

Island Earth is a documentary film that tells the story of a young indigenous scientist’s journey in Hawaii, through the corn fields of GMO companies and loi patches of traditional elders, reveals modern truths and ancient values that can save our food future.

More info: Island Earth: Documentary examines how the world’s population can be fed without destroying the planet
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[Pictures] Plastic waste in Pacific Ocean washed up on Hawaii beach

[Pictures] Plastic waste in Pacific Ocean washed up on Hawaii beach | ecogreenlove
Photograph: Sophie Thomas

“Plastics are now one of the most common pollutants of ocean waters worldwide. Pushed by winds, tides and currents, plastic particles collect with other debris and merge into large swirling accumulation zones, known to oceanographers as gyres.”

See all the pictures from Plastic waste in Pacific Ocean washed up on Hawaii beach – in pictures on Guardian Sustainable Business by The Guardian.