Pokemon World Championships begins Friday at Hilton Waikoloa

BIG ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) - Get ready for Pokemon pandemonium! The Pokemon World Championships begin Friday on the Big Island.

Gamers from around the globe will head to the Hilton Waikoloa for the competition that features the popular cartoon character.

The world champion will walk away with a box of cards every month for a year, among other goodies.

Copyright 2010 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.