The two breakouts on Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s north flank, are still active and continue to feed flows on both sides of the old perched pond. The eastern branch has slowed, while the northern is still vigorous and supplying multiple rivers of lava downslope. And in the 30-40 minutes we hovered above the area, changes were taking place. See the sequence of photos below.
BIG MAHALOs to our pilot, Robert Mitchell, Cal Dorn, and Paradise Helicopters for the STELLAR charter service!!!