Certified Instructors

The instructors listed below are able to certify students with the Cho Global Natural Farming Hawai`i program. This is the only certification recognized by Master Cho Han-Kyu of Cho Global Natural Farming Institute in Korea.

Cho Han-Kyu – All Levels

The Following Members In Good Standing May Teach Discovery KNF and Hands-On Competency Courses
Kim CS Chang (South Korea), Chris Trump (Idaho),
Joe McGinn (O`ahu), David Fuertes (Big Island), Candi Hololio (Big Island), Leslie Nugent (Big Island), Jason Riessland (Big Island), Steve Bolosan (O`ahu), and Cheryl Mendiola (Idaho), and Preston Smith (Southern Oregon)

The Following Members In Good Standing May Teach Discoer KNF Classes (Introduction)
K
ate McMaster (Canada), Justin Kalland (Big Island), Lisa Sabatini (Canada), Chris DeWitt (Canada), Ken Koike (O`ahu), Kristi Thilmony, Michael Yoshitaro Bascuk (O`ahu)

Certified Instructors

For those wishing to teach Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii Certification Classes/Courses

Criteria to teach Discover KNF (Introductory) classes:
• Member in good standing of Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii
• Completion of Hands-On Competency Class as well as competency
component
• Six months of documented NF practice
• At least one year experience in practicing earth-friendly
farming/gardening techniques
• Co-teach a Discovery class with a certified instructor
• Complete a signed Ethics and Intent Statement

Criteria to teach Hands-On Competency (Input Making)
classes:
• Member in good standing of Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii
• Must be a Certified Discovery Class Instructor
• Completion of at least two Advanced/Specialty classes.
• At least three years experience in practicing earth-friendly farming/gardening techniques
• One year of documented NF practice
• Teach at least three Discovery classes
• Co-teach a Hands-On Competency class with a certified instructor

Notice to Former Weinert Students:

If you are in process with your Competency Certification (formerly called level two), you may receive your Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii certification by completing the following steps.  First, Contact Us and send the following items by email:

  1. Your name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  2. A copy of your receipt for the L2 Class you registered for and attended, including dates and location.
  3. Description of each input and process you completed to create them.
  4. Photos of your inputs and processes.

Next, you will need to have your inputs tested for quality.  This will require small samples of your inputs to be either mailed or delivered in person to a Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii Certified Hands-On Competency instructor in good standing.  Once approved, Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii will be notified to issue your certificate.

Cho Global Natural Farming Hawaii is committed to assisting you in completion of your certification requirements under the criteria existing at the time of your certification class.

For students who attended L2 class with another approved instructor, please contact that instructor directly to complete your process and receive your certificate.

CANDI HOLOLIO JOHNSON

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