HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Rainbow Warrior football team held off a late comeback bid from Rice to improve to 3-0 on the season in a 43-29 victory.
The win marked the first time since 2007 that Hawaii started its regular season 3-0.
Quarterback Cole McDonald throw for 319 yards and four touchdowns en route to the team;s third-straight 40-plus point performance in as many games.
Running back Fred Holly III ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns including a 46-yard score that sealed the victory for the 'Bows late in the fourth quarter.
Receiver John Ursua had a team-high nine receptions for 133 yards and a score while Cedric Byrd added two scores of his own.
The Warriors will take on Army next Saturday, September 15 on the road. Kickoff is set for 12:00 p.m. ET (6:00 a.m. HT).