The village of Inarajan is located on the southeastern side of the
island and is part of the Haya (Southern) District. This village
derives its name from the word “Halla”. “Halla” means to pull
something or move something with a rope tied to it. Another word that
may give meaning to the village name is the word “ala”. This word
refers to a kind of large woven coconut basket used for storage of
fish or vegetables.