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The Best NFL Players From Hawaii  

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Here’s a list of the best NFL players from Hawaii. The Aloha State has produced some massive players for the NFL. Whether it is on the offensive or defensive line, the state of Hawaii keeps churning out lineman after lineman to play in the National Football League, not to mention Heisman trophy winner and one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL right now, Marcus Mariota.

Vote for who you think are the top NFL players from Hawaii and add any of your favorites missing from the list! 

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Olin Kreutz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Olin George Kreutz is a former American college and professional football player who was a center in the National Football League for fourteen seasons. He played college football for University ...more
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Marcus Mariota is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota (born October 30, 1993) is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Titans second ...more
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Matt Blair is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Hilo, Hawaii
Matt Blair was an outside linebacker for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League for all 12 seasons of his career from 1974 to 1985.
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Kurt Gouveia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Kurt Keola Gouveia is a former professional American football linebacker who played 13 seasons in the National Football League and one season in the XFL. During his career, he played for the ...more
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Max Unger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kailua, Hawaii
Maxwell McCandless Unger (born April 14, 1986) is a former American football center who played in the National Football League for 10 seasons. He played college football at Oregon and was ...more
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Chris Fuamatu-Maʻafala is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala is a former American football running back who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was selected in the sixth ...more
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Rocky Freitas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kailua, Hawaii
Rockne Crowningburg "Rocky" Freitas is a former American football offensive tackle who played for the Detroit Lions and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in an eleven-year career that lasted ...more
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Itula Mili is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kahuku, Hawaii
Itula Mili is a former National Football League tight end of Samoan origin; Mili played college football for Brigham Young University. He played with the Seattle Seahawks for 10 seasons before ...more
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Chris Naeole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kailua, Hawaii
Christopher Kealoha Naeole is an American football coach. He currently serves as offensive line coach at the University of Hawaii. During his playing career, Naeole was a guard in the National ...more
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Chris Kemoeatu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Tonga
Uikelotu Christopher "Chris" Kemoeatu is a Tongan professional American football guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football for the University of Utah Utes, and ...more
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Dominic Raiola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Dominic Raiola is an American football center who is currently a free agent. Raiola most recently played for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. He played college football for the ...more
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Manti Te'o is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Laie, Hawaii
Manti Malietau Louis Teʻo is an American football linebacker for the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League. He played college football at Notre Dame, where he was recognized as a ...more
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Samson Satele is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kailua, Hawaii
Samson H. Satele is an American football center for the Miami Dolphins. He played college football at Hawaii and was drafted in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Dolphins. Satele has ...more
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Kimo von Oelhoffen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kaunakakai, Hawaii
Kimo K. von Oelhoffen is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the sixth round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Boise ...more
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Bern Brostek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America
Bern Orion Brostek is a former American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the Los Angeles and St. Louis Rams from 1990 to 1997.
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Vince Manuwai is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Vincent Keoni Manuwai is a former American football guard. He was drafted in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He played college football for the University of ...more
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Ikaika Alama-Francis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kaneohe, Hawaii
Ikaika Alama-Francis is a former American football defensive end. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Hawaii.
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Hal Stringert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Harold Lloyd "Hal" Stringert is a former professional American football cornerback in the National Football League. He played six seasons for the San Diego Chargers and played college ...more
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Jordon Dizon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Kauai, Hawaii
Jordon Dizon is a retired American football linebacker who last played for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. Dizon played college football for the University of Colorado, and ...more
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Phil Loadholt is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Philip Loadholt, Jr. is an offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma.
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Josh Mauga is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
Joshua Mauga is an American football linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played ...more
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Herman Wedemeyer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Hilo, Hawaii, United States of America
Herman John Wedemeyer was an American actor, football player, and politician. He is best known for portraying 'Sergeant/Detective "Duke" Lukela' on the crime drama Hawaii Five-O. ...more
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Wayne Hunter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Wayne Hunter is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Hunter played ...more
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Glen Kozlowski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Glen Kozlowski is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for six seasons for the Chicago Bears.
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Tyson Alualu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Players From Hawaii
Honolulu, Hawaii
Tyson Alualu is an American football defensive end for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jaguars in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He played ...more