Greeting people is an important part of the Italian culture!
Here are a few basic greetings in Italian The way Italians really say it!
Ciao come stai? hi how are you (informal)
Come va? How is it going?
Che cosa fai di bello? what's new? (literally what are you doing that's nice or beautiful)
Si tira avanti. (not too bad). Literally: Pushing forward
Non c'e male. Not bad
Che cosa mi racconti ? What's up?
Che bella giornata! What a beautiful day
Chi si vede! Looks who's here!