The footage, released by the United States Geological Survey, is from an unmanned aerial craft hovering over one of the main fissures. The images will help scientists understand better what is happening and assess potential hazards.
The activity of the volcano has been going on for more than two weeks, and has caused the destruction of dozens of homes and other buildings.
A man was hit on the leg by lava splatter as he sat on the balcony of his property, the first major casualty reported so far. Authorities have warned that even small pieces of molten rock can be fatal.
Around 2,000 people have been evacuated due to lava flows and toxic sulphur dioxide gas. The Hawaii National Guard said that more mandatory evacuations will be necessary if further roads are blocked.