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Come discover one of the military’s finest vacation gems, “Kilauea Military Camp”! Located in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) sits amidst spectacular scenery, natural wonders, and cultural treasures including the marvels of the active Kilauea Volcano. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is Hawaii’s number one visitor attraction in the state featuring one of the most active volcano on earth. It has also been designated as a World Heritage Site (one of 20 in the United States) by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as well as an International Biosphere Reserve.

So whether your plans are for Rest and Relaxation (R&R) or for an action packed vacation, the Big Island of Hawaii and KMC are sure to meet your every expectation for a memorable stay!

Kilauea Military Camp (KMC) is open to all active and retired military, members of the Reserve and National Guard, active and retired Department of Defense civilian employees including Coast Guard Civilians, dependents and sponsored guests.

Looking down into Kilauea's summit vent in Halema`uma`u Crater, you can see the lava level was very high on March 6, 2011, just before the new breakout. The Hawaii Volcano Observatory is located beyond the far crater edge off the left side of this picture. This image is courtesy of USGS.

Spatter from the east vent/fissure on March 06, 2011. This location is near Pu'o'o vent, approximately 10 miles east-southeast from Halema`uma`u Crater.

Spatter from the east fissure on March 06, 2011. This picture is a view from much farther back, compared to the one immediately above.

The bottom two photos are courtesy of NPS, (Jay Robinson) and all pictures were taken from locations inaccessible to the public.

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