You need to know someone from one of the ranches in order to hunt Axis deer on Maui. Thats a connection that everyone dreams of. I am not to sure about the hunting on Molokai, but i'm fairly sure it's the same. The only thing That I can recomend is that you sign up for the Lanai Axis Deer lottery this Year. The tags are out as we speak. I am not sure of when the deadline is, But there are some trophys out there. The Largest I saw this year when I was hunting for Mouflon was about 26"-28". To me that is a trophy because the largest Buck I currently have is a 26" that I shot on Lanai about 10 years ago on a pay hunt. Good luck on your quest!
Good luck on your hunt for Axis Deer, I saw a nice one near the rubbish dump this past Mouflon season. I heard that there are alot of nice bucks out there this year, hopefully you can find one of them!
One of the most important pieces of equipment that you will take hunting is a good quality pair of optics and they take some care to give you the performance that you want. So here are a few tips.
Use some alcohol and cheese cloth to clean the lenses. I will usually pick up an extra cleaning kit from my optician when I have my eyes examined.
Don't touch the lens with your fingers. If there is a stick or a bug on them blow it off.
Use the lens covers. They are there...