Marty Fernandes, Horticultural Consultant, has a B.S. in Horticulture from The University of Arkansas. Since college she has been gaining experience in many aspects of horticulture in locations as widespread as Alaska, Oklahoma, and over twenty years in Hawaii. In January 1995, she began working for the Dotys helping them create the Kilohana Hardwood Plantation and continue the expansion of Na ‘Aina Kai. She and her husband Chris, NAK’s mechanic, were the first couple to get married at the Garden and live on the property as caretakers.