Joey Iosefa ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass as Hawaii beat UNLV 48-10 on Saturday night.
The Warriors (2-9, 1-7 Mountain West) snapped an eight-game losing streak while the Rebels dropped their third straight.
Sean Schroeder threw for 201 yards on 13-of-24 passing without an interception for Hawaii.
Iosefa carried 13 times for 56 yards and caught three passes for 51 yards. He scored on a 25-yard run in the first quarter and caught a 7-yard scoring pass from Schroeder in the second quarter.
Sterling Jackson and Will Gregory had a rushing touchdown each and Tyler Hadden made field goals of 23 and 26 yards for Hawaii, which also got a 38-yard interception return for a TD from John Hardy-Tuliau and a 69-yard punt return for another score from Scott Harding.
Nolan Kohorst had a 43-yard field goal, and Nick Sherry found Taylor Spencer for a 5-yard touchdown pass for UNLV.
This was also UH's first Mountain West win in football since joining the conference this year.