Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center (KMEC) in Pahoa, Hawaii offers a spiritually uplifting environment to heal and grow. Located on the eastern tip of the Big Island of Hawaii, KMEC is very close to the ocean for swimming, snorkeling, and exploring the newly created lava fields. The center is not far from the newest formed black sand beach in Hawaii due to the latest volcano eruption in May 2018. Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center opened in the summer of 2008 for pre-arranged seasonal meditation retreats and private meditation-vacations on request. Additionally, KMEC extends their welcome to Big Island travelers offering cozy cottages and open-air kitchen and bath.