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- A taxonomic genus within the family Pycnonotidae – a single passerine species Malia grata, found in Sulawesi.
- Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
- A female given name.
- Hawaii State Archives: Marriage records Malia occurs in 19th century marriage records as the only name (mononym) of 13 women.
- Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names by State: Malia was included in the top hundred first names for girls born in the State of Hawaii in 1965-67 and 1969-2008.