Fourteen Palm Leaves: Locally known as "anahaw", they represent the fourteen (14) Barangays comprising the town; also depict that Anahaw Trees were prevalent and abundant in the locality, hence, name of the town derived.
Abaca Ropes & Bamboos: Solidarity and strength of townsfolks; depict the 2 agricultural products of Anahawan.
Shield: From the Provincial Seal of Southern Leyte where the town is located.
Top Left: Coconut industry as main source of income of the farmers and source of indigenous materials for cottage industries.
Top Right: Fishing industry, one of the sources of income for most of townspeople.
Bottom Left: Lake Danao majestically located atop a mountain; another prominent landmark and potential tourist attraction, wildlife sanctuary and botanical sites.
Bottom Right: Depicts the hot spring located in Barangay Mainit and is a prominent local tourist attraction.