From left, Shane Victorino, Zach Scott and Max Unger. photo: Courtesy Boston Red Sox; Courtesy Seattle Sounders FC; Courtesy Seattle Seahawks

What Hawaii’s Pro Athletes Earn This Year

August, 2014

Welcome to our annual roundup of the salaries of professional athletes from Hawaii in Major League Baseball, the National Football League and Major League Soccer. There are currently no Hawaii athletes in the NBA or NHL.


Major League Baseball

Scott Feldman
Relief Pitcher, Houston Astros
Born: Kailua, Oahu (grew up in California)
Three-year contract
(2014-2016): $30 million
$12 million in 2014

Brandon League
Relief Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers
Saint Louis School
Three-year contract
(2013-2015): $22.5 million
$7.5 million in 2014

Kurt Suzuki
Catcher, Minnesota Twins
Born: Wailuku, Baldwin High
One-year contract
$2.75 million in 2014

Shane Victorino
Outfielder, Boston Red Sox
Born: Wailuku, St. Anthony High
Three-year contract
(2013-2015): $39 million
$13 million in 2014

Kolten Wong
Second Baseman, St. Louis Cardinals
Born: Hilo, Kamehameha-Hawaii, UH
One-year contract
$500,000 in 2014


National Football League

Tyson Alualu
Defensive Tackle, Jacksonville Jaguars
Born: Honolulu, Saint Louis School
Five-year contract
(2010-2014): $28 million
$2.571 million in 2014

John Estes
Center, Arizona Cardinals
UH
Two-year contract
(2014-2015): $1.08 million
$495,000 in 2014

Alex Green
Running Back, New York Jets
UH
Four-year contract
(2011-2014): $2.58 million
$645,000 in 2014

Shawn Lauvao
Guard, Washington Redskins
Born: Honolulu, Farrington High
Four-year contract
(2014-2017): $17 million
$2 million in 2014

Phil Loadholt
Tackle, Minnesota Vikings
Born: Honolulu (grew up in Colorado)
Four-year contract
(2013-2016): $25 million
$3.4 million in 2014

John Lotulelei
Linebacker, Jacksonville Jaguars
Born: Kihei, Maui, Baldwin High
Three-year contract
(2013-2015): $1.51 million
$495,000 in 2014

Kaluka Maiava
Linebacker, Oakland Raiders
Born: Honolulu, Baldwin High
Three-year contract
(2013-2015): $6 million
$1.535 million in 2014

Kealoha Pilares
Wide Receiver, Carolina Panthers
Born: Honolulu, Damien Memorial School, UH
Four-year contract
(2011-2014): $2.26 million
$645,000 in 2014

Dominic Raiola
Center, Detroit Lions
Born: Honolulu, Saint Louis School
One-year contract
(2014): $1.5 million
$1.25 million in 2014 (plus $250,000 signing bonus)

Greg Salas
Wide Receiver, New York Jets
UH
Two-year contract
(2013-2014): $1.2 million
$645,000 in 2014

Manti Teo
Linebacker, San Diego Chargers
Born: Laie, Punahou School
Four-year contract
(2013-2016): $5.17 million
$640,110 in 2014

Max Unger
Center, Seattle Seahawks
Born: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii Preparatory Academy
Five-year contract
(2012-2016): $25.835 million
$5 million in 2014


Major League Soccer

Andrew Dykstra
Goalkeeper, DC United
Born: Honolulu (grew up in Virginia)
$48,825 in 2014

Zach Scott
Defender, Seattle Sounders FC
Born: Haiku-Pauwela, Maui High
$52,500 in 2014

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