HONOMU, Hawaii -- The volcanic hills and ridges above the Hamakua Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii are among the wettest places on the planet. Naturally, all that water forms plenty of spectacular waterfalls and streams, and naturally, you can find a variety of fish in these waters as they rush toward the Pacific. So, it's also only natural to assume that some of these fish can be found climbing the vertical cliffs behind the waterfalls to get closer to the source of all that water.
It sounds like a story from the mind of my 6-year-old daughter or a sci-fi author who conjures images of militarized robot fish on covert missions in the tropics, but it turns out to be science fact. … Read more