Rick Gaffney

Rick Gaffney was born and raised in Hawaii and has fished recreationally, as a charter captain, and commercially, in the Hawaiian Islands and around the Pacific, for 60 years. He has served on numerous fishery advisory bodies including WESPAC, the Marine Protected Areas Federally Advisory Commission, the West Hawaii Fishery Council and the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission.

There Are Limits To The Ocean’s Bounty Flickr: Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

There Are Limits To The Ocean’s Bounty

Blessed to live in the most remote island chain on the planet, we also have an obligation to care for it.

Campaign Corner: Why We Need David Tarnas Back In The Legislature David Tarnas

Campaign Corner: Why We Need David Tarnas Back In The Legislature

The state House candidate’s skills and unique expertise are vitally important.

Expansion Of Marine Monument Protects Key Fisheries UNESCO via Wikimedia Commons

Expansion Of Marine Monument Protects Key Fisheries

By protecting key waters from over fishing, we can take tangible steps to preserve fishing in the Hawaiian Islands for generations to come.