What is 'Hello Sunshine' in Italian?

Ciao, [luce del] sole is an Italian equivalent of 'Hello, Sunshine'. In the word by word translation, the interjection 'ciao' means 'hello' and 'goodbye'. The feminine gender noun 'luce' means 'light'. The preposition 'di' and the definite article 'il' combine to form 'del', which means 'of the'. The masculine gender noun 'sole' means 'sun, sunshine'. The phrase is pronounced 'Chow,* LOO-chay* dehl SOH-lay'.*

*The sound 'ow' is similar to the sound 'ow' in the English adverb 'how'. The sound 'ay' is similar to the sound 'ay' in the English noun 'ray'.