Italian American Club of Maui to host 20th anniversary luncheon

The Italian American Club of Maui will celebrate 20 years by hosting an Italian buffet luncheon at Vineyard Food Co. from 1 to 3 p.m. March 9.

The luncheon is open to the public.

The cost is $35 per person and includes the buffet, dessert, ice tea, coffee and gratuity. Checks are payable to Italian American Club of Maui by Thursday. Send to Treasurer Freeman “Kip” Bowley, P.O. Box 3048, Wailuku 96793.

The club was founded by Doc “James” Vitale, the late Tom Politano and Gene Viglione, who has since moved to the Mainland.

The Italian American Club of Maui is an Italian heritage club whose mission is to promote the Italian culture through fellowship, good food and friendship. Everyone is welcomed, and need not be of Italian heritage to join. Club meetings are usually held the second Tuesday of every month from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kaunoa Senior Center, 401 Alakapa Place, Paia.

For more information call 280-8008 or 298-9726 or go to

Vineyard Food Co. is located at 1951 Vineyard St. in Wailuku.