When Life Gives You Avocados, Make Guacamole? That's what the Pokini family of Maui did after they won a Guinness record for the world's heaviest avocado. Most avocados weighs less than half a pound. The one they grew was more than 5.6 pounds.
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When Life Gives You Avocados, Make Guacamole?

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When Life Gives You Avocados, Make Guacamole?

When Life Gives You Avocados, Make Guacamole?

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That's what the Pokini family of Maui did after they won a Guinness record for the world's heaviest avocado. Most avocados weighs less than half a pound. The one they grew was more than 5.6 pounds.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. When life gives you avocados, make guacamole. That's what the Pokini family of Maui did after they won a Guinness world record for the world's heaviest avocado. A typical avocado weighs less than half a pound; the one they grew was more than 5 1/2 pounds. It looked more like a watermelon than an avocado. And it seems like there's no end to their ambition. Mark Pokini told The Maui News, I'm still going to be watching that tree.

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