Hey all. I own a Kyocera Rise and tried rooting it. I had SuperSU at first and then I was able to switch to Superuser. However I've been reading through the forums and haven't found a way to properly root my phone. My wife has a Kyocera Rise also and I used the Hydro root to root her phone with no difficulties.
Warning, this is unofficial, might turn your phone into bender who wants to kill all humans!
In all seriousness, you use this at your own risk! It is not my fault if you brick your phone, I did not create this. Just came across it, took a gamble.
Phone still seems to work OK for me after this. Programs seem to get granted Root permssions. However, Root checkers claim its not rooted.