Cama was born on 2 March 1955 in the Fijian village of Nukuni, Ono-i-Lau. He was raised a Methodist but became an Anglican in 1987. He became a lay reader and then studied for ordination. He eventually rose to be Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Suva. Cama died in the Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Suva, on 2 July 2021.