We have been blessed to be one of the few places that were spared from the 2018 lava eruption in the Puna area. We have always felt like our space is sacred and after watching the lava flow all around us, we know just how magical and sacred this place is. With that being said, KMEC had to sit empty for a number of months because of the mandatory evacuation of the area. After a great deal of work, we now have the place up and running; however, there is still much to do.
We do have most cabins ready for reservations and all the communal buildings and facilities are operational. However, by no means is the place perfect. It will take several months for some of the produce to return and work to be completed. We ask if you do decide to book with us and experience the magic of this place, please do so with this in mind. We ask for your patience, grace, and understanding during this recovery period.
Furthermore, we are grateful for the business we receive at this time as every dollar goes towards rebuilding KMEC. We are a fully self-sustainable property, so we function 100% on solar, off-grid water, septic. Getting these and other essentials back up and running has been costly. We also lost many fruit trees during the evacuation, so please understand if we do not have our full offerings of fruit available for your enjoyment.
With all this being said, the energy of the place is more powerful than ever! Pele (the lava Goddess of Hawai’i) has made our facility even more secluded and magical by surrounding the grounds by new lava fields. Our Meditation Pavilion and Yoga Hale are open with new views of the lava fields! Come see the new land that was created and feel its energy all around KMEC. If you have any questions about specific amenities, please contact us before booking.
Meditation & Yoga Retreat in an organic, ocean view orchard in Hawai’i
Kirpal Meditation and Ecological Center (KMEC) in Pahoa, Hawai’i, offers a wonderful spiritual uplifting environment to heal and grow. Located a half mile from the beach, this ocean view sanctuary has access to swimming, fresh fruits, thermal ponds and the newest black sand beach in the world created by the 2018 lava flow.
KMEC is designed to be able to serve individuals and groups with a variety of retreats. Our full service staff can assist you with designing the retreat of your dreams in the areas of Yoga, Surf and Yoga, Meditation and Spirituality, and Holistic Nutrition and Detox. We recommend booking a full retreat package to soak up our sacred space. Our cabins can also be booked on a nightly basis. See rates below.
Daily yoga in 1000 square foot Yoga Hale with ocean and lava view
Daily meditation in custom designed Balinese Meditation Pavilion
Full service laundry facility
Free wireless internet service
Daily Vegan and Gluten-free meals available
Complimentary organic fruit from the orchard on the property (when in season)
Butterfly & DragonFly | $115
2 Separate Private Cabins Sleep 4 each, with Ocean and Lava Field Views - Each Includes Private Bath
Both Lava Field Vista 1 and 2 are brand new construction. These 20’ x 24’ spacious cabins boast a beautiful screened in porch offering spectacular views of the new lava fields with an ocean backdrop. Each 14’ x 14’ bedroom offers a comfortable queen bed, 2 bunk beds, closet, desk and private bathroom.
Additional details about these cabins: 2 minute walk to the kitchen/dining area and meditation pavilion. 3 minute walk to yoga hale. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass. Cabins are on a raised platform for better viewing. There is a double door entry for extra security and privacy, with a door into cabin and another door into room.
rollinia | $85
Private Cabins Sleep 4, with a Queen Mattress and Twin Bunk
Catch your breath from the hustle and bustle in the serenity of our charming Rollinia cabin, offering a queen bed and a twin bunks. Great for families! The tranquil and airy Rollinia is one of the larger cabins on the property providing bedding for up to four and its own spacious personal balcony overlooking the heart of the community. It is located just across from the community kitchen with easy access to the dining lanai as well as restrooms.
Additional details about this cabin: Next to the kitchen/dining area and bathrooms. 5 minute walk to Meditation Pavilion and 1 minute walk to Yoga Hale. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass. Cabins are on a raised platform for better viewing.
Noni | $95
Private Cabins Sleep 2, with Kitchen and Wrap-Around Porch - Includes Private Bath
Noni is a large luxurious cabin in the back of the property surrounded by noni and avocado trees. The only cabin with both its own bathroom and kitchen, perfect for one or two people. Noni has an expansive wrapping porch that leads to the private restroom and shower behind the cabin. The interior has plenty of storage included with a small fridge and sink.
Additional details about this cabin: 2 minute walk to the community kitchen/dining area. 5 minute to meditation pavilion. 1 minute walk to yoga hale. Cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are screened. Cabin is on a raised platform for better viewing.
Mango | $85
Private Cabins Sleep 4, with one Queen Mattress and a Twin Bunk
The newly renovated octagonal Mango cabin can house up to four people with its comfortable queen mattress and twin bunk beds. The cabin is conveniently located next to all the community resources including the kitchen and restrooms. Built with extra comfort in mind it features 360-degree windows, and a covered seating area overlooking the orchard. This is a great cabin for those wanting to be close to the kitchen and still have privacy within your own space. Hot showers and bathrooms are right next door.
Additional details about this cabin: located right next to kitchen/dining area and restrooms. 5 minute walk to the Meditation Pavilion. 1 minute walk to Yoga Hale. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass. Cabins are on a raised platform for better viewing.
Lilikoi | $75
Private Cabins Sleeps 1-2 with Queen Bed
This is a cozy, cute, and private ground level walk-in cabin surrounded with flowers and plants to sweeten the view. The lovely Lilikoi cabin has a comfortable queen bed for one to two people. A private yet open space with immediate access to restrooms as-well as the dining area.
Additional details about this cabin: located right next to kitchen/dining area, restrooms and Yoga Hale. 5 minute walk to the Meditation Pavilion. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass.
Cacao | $85
Private Cabin Sleeps 1 to 2, with Queen Mattress and Covered Porch
The Cacao cabin is the perfect space for one or two with its queen bed and personal elevated porch. Close to the kitchen and bathrooms, and surrounded by cacao trees.
Additional details about this cabin: Across from the kitchen/dining area and bathrooms. Next to Yoga Hale. 5 minute walk to Meditation Pavilion. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass. Cabins are on a raised platform for better viewing.
Yoga hale | $75
Private Room Sleeps 1 to 2, with Queen Mattress and Elevated Balcony Overlooking the New 2018 Lava Flow
This 12X12 Ocean Viewing Room with deck and queen bed has a phenomenal unobstructed surreal views, overlooking the newest lava flow of the big island! With steam vents! It gives a panoramic view of the coastline. You will have access to the Yoga Hale right out your door. Trade Winds escort the freshest air on the planet right into your room. This room offers a spacious lanai (deck) and one of the only rooms within WiFi range.
Additional details about this room: In the Yoga Hale. 1 minute walk to the kitchen/dining area and restrooms. 5 minutes meditation pavilion. Has curtains for privacy and screen windows.
Milo 1 | $50
Private Cabin Sleeps 1, with Twin Mattress and Porch
If you are looking for a quiet and simple getaway, this is it. Our newly constructed Milo Orchard Single Bed mini cabin is small and simple, but always dry and comfy inside with a single bed. It is secluded in our milo forest orchard and has a new deck not pictured for relaxing or stargazing.
Additional details about this cabin: 1 minute walk to the kitchen/dining area and bathrooms. 2 minute walk to Yoga Hale. 5 minute walk to Meditation Pavilion. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass. Cabins are on a raised platform for better viewing.
Milo 3 |$60
Private Cabin Sleeps 2, with Queen Bed and Covered Patio
Milo 2 is larger with a bed for one or two and its own covered porch. Perfect for a getaway as it is secluded in the middle of the our milo orchard. Simple and relaxing accommodations with the sound of surf in the distance!
Additional details about this cabin: 2 minute walk to the kitchen/dining area and bathrooms. 3 minute walk to yoga hale. 5 minute walk to Meditation Pavilion. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass. Cabins are on a raised platform for better viewing
Papaya | $50
Private Cabin Sleeps 1, with Personal Porch
Smaller cozy cabin for one right next to the Yoga Hale. Has a new small sitting porch (not pictured) out front for reading or stargazing. Easy access to the restrooms and dining area/kitchen.
Additional details about this cabin: 1 minute walk to the kitchen/dining area and bathrooms. 5 minute walk to Meditation Pavilion. 1 minute walk to Yoga Hale. Each cabin has curtains for privacy and the windows are all screens, no glass.
Friendly and loving staff
A multi-purpose pavilion for groups, weddings or individual activities
Safe and purified state-of-the-art rainwater catchment system for drinking
Nearly 100% solar powered (generator assistance when needed)
Lovely 11 acres of fruit trees and forest
Fresh linens, blankets and towels
Ocean views over the orchard
Sound of the surf in the distance
Salt water swimming and warm ponds just a half mile away at Isaac Hale Park
Safe, peaceful, healing ambiance; with many flowering plants
Freshest air on the planet from the fragrant Trade Winds
Clear and beautiful star gazing
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