The island is famous because of Kaulhanna Kileyfaanu (Maakurathu Kalhu Mohamed Rasgefaanu), Dhaainkanbaidhee, maldivian history and writings of the island by Hussain Salahudheen. Some of the most important historical places in the island are foursquare water well (Hathareskan fenvalhu) and big water well (Bodufenvalhu).
This island was known for alternative medicine which no longer is practiced. Outsiders from the island came often for the treatment.
Details of a famous person from the island.
1. Jaufar Daawood
He was a former member of People’s Parliament
2. Ali Moosa
He was known for alternative medicine
3. Adnan Hussain
He served for 11 years as Raa Atoll attorney, magistrate and island chief (kuda katheebu)