Trees planted in honor of Sandy Hook victim: Jesse LewisUPDATED 6:54 PM HST Dec 14, 2013Video Transcript
PHONETICALLY SPELLED IN SIX YEAR OLD HANDWRITING BUT THE MESSAGE TO ME WAS CLEAR 10:39:41 The words were Nurturing, healing, love. Three words 6-year-old Jesse Lewis scrawled on a chalkboard in the family's home two days before he died when a gunman opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary. 10:39:41 IT WAS A MESSAGE OF COMFORT FOR HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS BUT IT WAS ALSO A MESSAGE OF INSPIRATION FOR THE WORLD. 10:39:47 Scarlett has written a book based on teaching love and compassion... And her message is what brought her to Hawaii three weeks ago to be the keynote speaker at a peace conference at UH hosted by Maya Soetoro-Ng. While on Oahu.. she and her family planted four trees on private property in honor of Jesse. 1:14 SCARLETT NAMED THEM ALL. THIS ONE IS LOVE. THIS ONE IS HEALING AND WE HAVE IN THE BACK, NUTURING. 1:21 THEN RIGHT HERE WE HAVE A PLANT THAT WE NAMED JESSE. 1:25 6:12 AND WE WERE LAUGHING IT WAS REALLY A FUN, JOYOUS OCCASION BECAUSE WE WERE CELEBRATING JESSE'S LIFE. 6:17 10:41:41 I RECEIVED SO MUCH LOVE BACK FROM THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII. 10:41:46 10:42:43 AND I FEEL LIKE I'M PART OF ALL OF HAWAII'S OHANA. 10:42:46 On this one year anniversary since the Sandy Hook tragedy ... Scarlett says she planned to spend the day quietly with family...remembering all that Jesse was and loved. 10:44:19 I JUST REMEMBER HIM WANTING TO GO OUT AND BUY A CHRISTMAS TREE EARLY AND THANK GOODNESS I DID. 10:44:22 Scarlett says despite the darkness of the day... She's choosing love and hopes to set an example for others to forgive and do the same. Jill Kuramoto, KITV4 News. The Lewis family is bringing home an unusual Hawaii souvenir... a puppy given by a local family. The dog is named "olivia", which the family says sounds like "I Love."